North Berkeley BART Station Closed to Check for Person on Tracks

Scott Morris (BCN)
Tuesday January 19, 2016 - 02:32:00 PM

Some trains are moving through the North Berkeley BART station this afternoon but the station remains closed as crews investigate reports of a person on the tracks nearby, a BART spokeswoman said. 

BART officials said shortly after 1:30 p.m. that the station was closed.  

BART received reports of a person walking on the tracks just north of the station and halted trains in the area to investigate whether anyone had been hit by a train, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said. 

As of about 2:15 p.m. crews have not been able to determine whether anyone was on the tracks. Some trains are moving through the station but others are turning around at MacArthur station in Oakland, Trost said.