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Update: BART Service in Downtown Oakland Restored Following Gas Leak

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- BART service through downtown Oakland resumed and stations reopened after a gas leak was capped Saturday afternoon, officials said.

The leak was reported at 9:35 a.m. after construction crews not affiliated with PG&E hit a 4-inch line at 20th Street and Broadway, PG&E said. The leak was stopped at 1:15 p.m.

Fire and PG&E crews responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.

The 19th Street and 12th Street-Oakland City Center stations were shuttered after the leak was reported.

The stations reopened and trains were making normal stops as of 1:30 p.m.

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