EL CERRITO (CBS SF) — BART trains were not stopping at the El Cerrito del Norte station Tuesday evening because of an equipment problem at the station, transit officials said. Service was restored around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.
At 6:34 p.m., the BART Alert Twitter account posted that trains were passing through the station due to an equipment problem.
The agency later confirmed that trains were running through the station because of a power outage in the area. PG&E said that approximately 3,000 customers were being affected by the outage that extended north through El Cerrito and west into Richmond.
BART officials said that they transported a new generator for the station to mitigate the outage, while PG&E crews worked on restoring power.