Regional Transit said a train running in the area west of Butterfield station at Mayhew damaged some electrical wires.
Repairs were completed as of 12 p.m.
Rider Alert: Light rail service restored from Mather Field/Mills to Historic Folsom. Bus bridge between Watt/Manlove and Mather Field/Mills.— Regional Transit (@RideSacRT) January 21, 2014
Alane Masui said a bus transported passengers between Historic Folsom and Watt/Manlove stations.
According to KCRA, twelve stations were impacted by the stoppage.
Rider Alert: Light rail service disruption on Gold Line due to overhead wire issue west of Butterfield.— Regional Transit (@RideSacRT) January 21, 2014
Rider Alert: Bus bridge between the Historic Folsom and Watt/Manlove stations. Light rail service west of Watt/Manlove is not affected.— Regional Transit (@RideSacRT) January 21, 2014
Last night, the Sacramento Regional Transit Board of Directors approved moving ahead with improvements for light rail and bus service.
Light rail stations in Sacramento could be a lot cleaner and safer in the next several months.
The California Department of Transportation has released an updated guide to statewide highway improvement projects.
After more than two years of construction and lane closures, Watt Avenue at U.S. 50 is open with a new way to get on and off the freeway and different ways to travel under it.
Governor Jerry Brown is expected to offer more details on how he’d like to deal with California’s crumbling infrastructure when he releases his budget on Friday.