BART operating trains at lowered speeds attributable to warmth

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Bay Space Speedy Transit is operating trains at lowered speeds attributable to heat climate, the transit system introduced Friday. BART trains between the Orinda and Pittsburg/Bay Level stations are operating slower from between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Riders are suggested so as to add 20 minutes to deliberate journey instances to consider delays.

Trains between Hayward and Fremont, and Castro Valley and Dublin/Pleasanton stations are additionally operating slower attributable to sizzling temperatures. Riders on these traces are being suggested so as to add 10 minutes to deliberate journey time to consider delays.

Friday’s deliberate decelerate follows an incident in June of 2021 when a Yellow Line BART prepare derailed between Nice Hill and Harmony stations. BART later blamed excessive temperatures for the derailment. Temperatures in Harmony that day have been round 100 levels.

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