Line Status

Latest status for each line from Cape Metrorail. Please note that this information is only as reliable as that provided by Cape Metrorail.


Central Line: 2 hours ago

Major Delays.  Vandalized infrastructure equipment impacts Central line service. Commuters are advised that trains on the Chris Hani and Kapteinsklip line are delayed more that 60 min due to congestion between Bontheuwel - Philippi. Repairs in progress, expect platform changes. Monthly and weekly holders are permitted on Golden Arrow Busses only off peak. Train no 9049 the 19:10 train from Cape Town to Bellville is delayed due to vandalism.

Northern Line: 2 hours ago

Minor Delays.  Trains on the Northern line are delayed between 15 - 20 min due to faulty points at Eerste River and inbound trains will be short turned at Kuils River only Strand and Muldersvlei will go through.

Southern Line: 2 hours ago

Minor Delays.  Extended travel time 30 – 40 minutes the Southern line remain in force due to manual authorization of trains between Fish Hoek and Retreat; manual level crossing operations and speed restrictions. A bus shuttle continues to operate between Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town (both directions).

Cape Flats Line: 2 hours ago

Good Service.  Trains on the line is operating according to schedule. Have a safe and pleasant journey.

Monte Vista Line: 3 hours ago

Good Service.  Trains on the line is operating according to schedule. Have a safe and pleasant journey.


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