Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.
Just before 2:30 a.m., a train was traveling on the Gold Line between Mather Field and Watt Avenue stations when the mechanism that connects the overhead wires to the train broke.READ MORE: WATCH: Ripon High School Principal Hailed A Hero After Attempting To Take Down Suspect
Some riders who had to get off the stalled train were upset because, they said, they weren’t told why they had to get off the train and wait in the cold.
“They should have their phones operative so we can call and find out what’s going on. I think it’s ridiculous. They need to be prepared for emergencies like this,” said Mary Manees, a light rail commuter.READ MORE: California To Give 40% Of COVID Vaccine Doses To Vulnerable Areas
RT officials say workers will cut power to an electrical substation, repair the wires, power the substation back up and test the wires.
The train was towed to the Sunset Station.MORE NEWS: Granite Bay Mansion Heavily Damaged In House Fire
RT officials told CBS13 at around 11 a.m. the repairs were made and service was restored back to normal.