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BART strike to end Tuesday in the Bay Area

Crowd outside the Ferry Building in San Francisco in LA Observed file photo.

A tentative deal between the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its two largest unions was agreed to on Monday and will end the latest transit strike there after four days. Some trains were expected to be running at 4 a.m. Tuesday, but full service won't be restored until later in the day, probably in time for the afternoon commute, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. "This offer is more than we wanted to pay but it is a new path with our workers and it delivers the BART of the future," said BART general manager Grace Crunican.

Meanwhile, the two BART workers killed when hit by a train driven by a potential replacement operator were described as veteran experts in reducing the sound made when trains rumble over rails and "renowned in the close-knit field of railroad engineering."

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