West Oakland BART reopened after protesters chain themselves to train

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The West Oakland station has just reopened after Ferguson activists chained themselves to a BART train this morning and closed down the station all morning, according to @SFBART. As of 3:07 p.m., the station has just reopened and BART continues to experience delays.

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The San Francisco Examiner reports that about 15-25 protesters chained themselves to trains on both sides of the West Oakland station, and passengers were evacuated. Because of the protest, trains cannot travel to and from the Transbay Terminal. The protest was first reported around 10:45 a.m., the Examiner reports. CBS Local reports that several protesters were arrested.

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