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Downed power line causes major BART delays


There is a major delay at BART’s Fruitvale station Friday night due to a power line that fell onto the tracks and damaged a train, BART officials said.

As of 10:14 p.m. the delay was affecting the Dublin/Pleasanton, Warm Springs, Richmond and Daly City directions.

Parallel bus service is available on Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus Nos. 88, 62 and 18 between the Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations and bus No. 73 between the Fruitvale and Coliseum stations.

BART officials said PG&E is responding.

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