SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — Caltrain service is resuming its normal schedule hours after a downed power line in the San Mateo area disrupted Caltrain service on the Peninsula Wednesday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
The line fell near the Hayward Park station, and trains were unable to operate between the Hayward Park and San Mateo stations, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said around 6:10 p.m.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley Hills
SamTrans buses serve Caltrain stations in San Mateo County and help provide bus bridges to accommodate stranded commuters, Dunn said.READ MORE: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
The downed line caused significant power outages in the city of San Mateo, as well as knocking out traffic lights and disrupting traffic, San Mateo County officials said.
The power line was removed around 10 p.m. and Caltrain service was resuming at normally scheduled times, Dunn said.MORE NEWS: Update: One Killed, Two Injured When Truck Crashes Into Diners at San Jose Sports Bar
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