News Archives // Archive Index // Latest NewsBomb Scare Closes Station, Delays Trains // March 22nd, 2006 - 10:00 am
A bomb threat at the West Oakland BART station this morning caused the station to be closed for almost an hour and has delayed BART service system wide. BART police and K-9 unit patrolled the station and found everything to be safe. West Oakland Station was closed around 8:00 AM and reopened around 9:00 AM. All BART transbay operations were suspended, stranding approximately 20,000 passengers.
All BART trains are moving at this point but anticipate residual delays throughout the BART system, ranging from 5 to 15 minutes.
Update - 11:35 AM
Reports indicate that all trains are back on schedule.
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