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Person on tracks stops BART trains

Service resumes after person taken into custody

Service is back to normal after a person on the BART tracks in Oakland stopped trains system-wide Tuesday morning.

All trains were stopped for about an hour today, an agency spokeswoman said.

The person was reported on the tracks at 11:11 a.m. between the 12th Street Oakland City Center and West Oakland stations, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.

BART crews shut off power to the tracks near the West Oakland station until the person was taken into custody at 12:14 p.m., Trost said.

The incident prompted East Bay-bound trains to turn around at the Embarcadero station in San Francisco and San Francisco-bound trains to turn around in Oakland, according to Trost.

The person was taken into custody, Trost said, and trains are resuming normal operations.

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