Electricity outage affects Gautrain service

25 January 2018 - 14:06 By Timeslive
File photo of the Gautrain
File photo of the Gautrain
Image: James and Ethel Gray Park

The Gautrain service was affected by a power outage on Thursday‚ forcing the high-speed rail service to bus its frustrated customers to their destinations.

By 1pm‚ power was restored between the Sandton and Rosebank stations but the city centre's Park Station was still affected by an outage‚ the Gautrain service said.

It confirmed a bus shuttle service was transporting passengers between affected stations.

City Power flagged several areas with electricity supply problems on its Twitter feed‚ citing cable theft.

Commuters offered both smiles and frowns:


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