SF Municipal Railway employees direct passengers onto a shuttle outside the Castro Metro Station after a light rail train derailment on Friday, May 25, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Disabled train cleared from Castro Muni station after derailment

A disabled train was cleared from the tracks at Castro Station and Muni Metro service resumed after a train derailment Friday morning caused major delays.

Shuttle buses continued to run between the West Portal and Church Street stations while normal service was restored, according to the SFMTA.

A preliminary investigation suggests the 6:45 a.m. derailment may have been caused by a mechanical problem with a suspension unit on the K Ingleside line train, according to Muni spokesman Paul Rose. The train was reported cleared from the tracks around 12:30 p.m.

The J-Chuch and N-Judah lines were not affected.

No injuries were reported.


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