Elevator to platform 2 at El Cerrito del Norte out until 4/1

02.15.19

Elevator to platform 2 at El Cerrito del Norte out until 4/1

The elevator at El Cerrito del Norte Station for Platform 2 (for trains to San Francisco/Warm Springs/Antioch) is out of service for major repairs. It will return to service by approximately 4/1/2019. Below are suggestions for an alternate path to access a train to those destinations.

 

ARRIVING FROM THE STREET (rider cannot access the trains)

Mitigation Option

Rider should take Platform 1 elevator and backtrack to Richmond and board desired train.

Alternative Option

Rider can take AC Transit to another BART station. The closest station is El Cerrito Plaza.

Time Added to Trip

Backtracking: 20 to 25 minutes depending on time of day.

Transit: 30 to 50 minutes depending on time of day.

If the other elevator is out of service

If Platform 1 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit to another station or request a mitigation trip. El Cerrito Plaza is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.

ARRIVING FROM THE PLATFORM (rider cannot exit platform)

Mitigation Option 

Rider should take BART to El Cerrito Plaza and backtrack to El Cerrito del Norte and exit using Platform 2 elevator.

Alternative Option

Rider can take BART to another station and take AC Transit to destination. The closest station is El Cerrito Plaza.

Time Added to Trip

Backtracking: 15 to 35 minutes depending on time of day.

Transit: 30 to 50 minutes depending on time of day.

If the other elevator is out of service

If Platform 1 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit from another station or request a mitigation trip. El Cerrito Plaza is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.