A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.
BART reported major delays heading between Oakland and San Francisco Tuesday evening because of metal debris on the tracks.
BART service was getting back on track after a train lost power in the Transbay Tube earlier Wednesday morning, causing major delays.
BART trains were back on schedule Sunday evening after a man was found walking in the Transbay Tube, a transit agency employee said.
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.
BART trains resumed normal service Monday night about an hour after a haze spotted in the Transbay Tube caused major BART delays while inspectors investigated, a BART spokeswoman said.
BART will begin a retrofit project in the Transbay tube this weekend that will cause delays for late-night riders for the next several weeks.
BART is delaying work in the Transbay Tube tonight to accommodate an increased passenger load following Saturday’s San Francisco 49ers game.
Federal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.
Agents arrived on Wednesday. less than a week after the fire near the West Oakland BART station.