Rainy weather caused more than 100 flight cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Friday morning, as well as flight delays of more than an hour, an airport duty manager said.
Trains are experiencing major delays this morning due to an equipment problem in the Transbay Tube, BART officials said.
A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain’s Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said.
Train No. 226, which was carrying more than 200 passengers, became disabled at about 8:45 a.m., Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.
With Christmas just a couple of days away, holiday travel was in full swing at Bay Area airports.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say a state agency is also looking into why a disabled train stranded hundreds of passengers in a tunnel that sent at least nine people to the hospital.
The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said.
BART trains have resumed regular service Thursday morning following an equipment problem on the tracks in Daly City that caused trains to be delayed in the East Bay direction, according to BART officials.
Normal service resumed on Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Richmond line after a Tuesday morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.
Race 14 was postponed Saturday because the wind hadn’t settled in from the desired direction by the 2:40 p.m. cutoff time.