BART commemorates 1906 Quake With "Centennial" Train


BART commemorates 1906 Quake With "Centennial" Train

Some BART stations will open early on April 18 to accommodate early risers marking 100th anniversary

On April 18, 2006, BART will provide special transbay service for Bay Area residents wishing to attend the memorial ceremony at Lotta's Fountain in San Francisco to remember those who perished in the 1906 earthquake and the ensuing fires.

BART will run one early Centennial train from West Oakland Station to Powell Street Station. The West Oakland Station will open early at 4:00 a.m., with the BART Centennial Train departing at 4:15 a.m., arriving at Powell Street Station at 4:25 a.m.

BART will also open the Powell Street and Montgomery Street stations early at 3:00AM to accommodate those people who wish to ride SF Muni Metro to the ceremony.

REGULAR SERVICE TO SF FROM DALY CITY BEGINS AT 4:09 A.M.
In addition, BART's regularly scheduled train from Daly City to Pittsburg/Bay Point will depart Daly City Station at 4:09 a.m. and arrive at Powell Street Station at 4:24 a.m. The train makes the following stops along the way: Balboa Park Station at 4:13 a.m., Glen Park Station at 4:15 a.m., 24th Street Mission Station at 4:18 a.m., 16th Street Mission Station at 4:20 a.m., Civic Center/UN Plaza Station at 4:22 a.m.

Riders can plan their trip using BART's online QuickPlanner.

BART IS PREPARING FOR THE NEXT EARTHQUAKE
As the Bay Area prepares to remember the 1906 earthquake, BART engineers are diligently working to protect riders and the system from an earthquake in the near future. BART's Earthquake Safety Program will reinforce critical components of the system, including the Transbay Tube. For more information, visit  the Earthquake Safety section of bart.gov.