muni_generic.jpgSan Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicles were delayed this morning because of a problem with a cable, a Muni spokesman said.

The problem began early this morning at the Embarcadero station, significantly slowing Muni Metro service for the morning commute.

Outbound light-rail vehicles were still operating but were running very slowly, Muni spokesman Paul Rose said.

Muni set up bus shuttles to supplement the light-rail vehicles that were delayed, Rose said.

Maintenance crews repaired the damaged cable by splicing it, and service began to return to normal at about 10 a.m., Rose said.

Rachel Purdy, Bay City News

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