Many trains in the Western Cape stopped running during the Covid-19 lockdown, but things are beginning to return to normal.
It’s not just the pandemic that affected services, though. As in many other parts of the country, railways in the Western Cape have been hard hit by cable theft, vandalism and loadshedding. Many commuters rely on the trains every day, but unfortunately the trains aren’t always reliable!
If you are on Twitter, these are a few useful accounts to follow for updates regarding service interruptions and incidents on the trains.
@CapeTownTrains: For train info follow #TrainReport 5:30am-10am & 2pm-7pm weekdays.
Report emergencies to 0218187234/35
@PRASA_Group: Official Twitter Account of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa – www.prasa.com
@UrbanLo: Transport and Community Activist
@billboardsa: Your Local Info Service!
@PrasaMustFall: Independent individual using the trains
Full timetable available for download HERE: Southern Line timetable 2022