February 21, 2024

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY — BART was working common service within the East Bay on Tuesday, only a day after a practice derailed and caught hearth north of Orinda in Contra Costa County, injuring 9 folks.

The preliminary incident occurred simply after 9 a.m. Monday on BART’s yellow line between the Orinda and Lafayette stations. In keeping with spokesperson Jim Allison, the derailment occurred on a bit of observe the place trains sometimes switch from one set of rails to a different.

The particular explanation for the derailment — doable causes included human error or mechanical malfunction — remained unknown as of Tuesday.