Gautrain apologises for OR Tambo, Sandton route disruptions

2016-06-01 10:35
People stranded after one of the Gautrain lines is halted. (Rob Byrne, Twitter)

People stranded after one of the Gautrain lines is halted. (Rob Byrne, Twitter)

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Johannesburg - Hundreds of Gautrain commuters arrived late at their destinations on Wednesday morning when the train service experienced delays on its OR Tambo and Sandton-Park Station routes, the company said on Wednesday.

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"Due to a technical difficulty, first train to depart from OR Tambo has been delayed by 1 hour this morning & train service between Sandton & Park is temporarily disrupted," it said in an alert to commuters.

Gautrain buses would be used between Sandton and Park Station until the train service was fully restored, it added.

Trains travelling between Hatfield and Sandton were not affected and were running on schedule, it said.

The company apologised for the inconvenience.

- Read more: ALERT - Gautrain partially closed in Joburg CBD

Some commuters have turned to Twitter to vent their frustration.

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