Significant BART delays on Fremont/Warm Springs lines after maintenance vehicle derails

FREMONT (KRON)–BART experienced significant delays on the Fremont and Warm Springs lines Thursday morning after a maintenance truck derailed.

BART officials issued an advisory around 4:30 a.m. and notified commuters of the major delays. The maintenance truck was designed to move along the tracks.

Trains ran on a single track between Union City and South Hayward due to the disabled vehicle.

Crews worked through the morning to repair a damaged third rail caused by the incident. BART officials said the scene was cleared around 8:30 a.m. and trains are running at a reduced speed.

AC Transit is providing mutual aid to shuttle passengers between Union City BART- Bay Fair BART at this time:

Bay Fair-Hayward: Lines 10, 32, 93

Hayward-South Hayward: Lines 86, 99

Union City-Hayward: Line 99

 

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