A truck plows into a power pole at the Port of Oakland near 7th and Maritime Streets.
BART work crews continued on Saturday to repair equipment that failed on Friday during the morning commute causing major system-wide delays.
BART was experiencing major system-wide delays Friday, lasting from the morning through the afternoon commute, due an equipment failure in the Transbay Tube.
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.