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
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The rail company says its crews are working to clear two more train cars off the track so they can re-build the track structure and then replace the track.
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