After a hectic morning that involved a man climbing on top of a BART train and effectively shutting down the MacArthur station, BART service was back on schedule Thursday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.
Amtrak Capitol Corridor train No. 537 was heading from Sacramento to San Jose when it struck the pedestrian at about 2:30 p.m. where East Lewelling Boulevard crosses the tracks, spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.
Caltrain service was disrupted Wednesday morning after a southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in San Bruno.
Bay Area Rapid Transit was recovering from an earlier problem on trains passing through San Francisco Thursday morning.
Starting Tuesday night, BART passengers who travel through the transbay tube after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will face delays of up to 20 minutes because of earthquake safety work, a transit agency spokeswoman said.
A man was killed on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto Monday morning, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
Caltrain officials said that Northbound train #263 struck the person at Virginia Street, south of Diridon Station, just after 4 p.m.
A female body was found on the southbound Caltrain tracks between the San Jose Diridon and Tamien stations Monday morning, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.
An alarm that alerts authorities about possible obstructions on San Francisco’s world-famous cable car line didn’t sound off before a cable car hit a bolt and came to an abrupt stop, injuring seven people.