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Cable theft blamed for train delays

Trains en route to Stellenbosch were delayed on Sunday due to cable theft.

Metrorail Cape Town. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Metrorail in the Western Cape at the weekend said many delays in train schedules are the result of cable theft.

The railway operator has recorded six incidents of cable theft across Cape Town this month so far.

Trains en route to Stellenbosch were delayed on Sunday due to cable theft.

Metrotrail's Mthuthuzeli Swartz said cable theft remains a major problem affecting their services.

But he said as a result of the security interventions they've recently implemented, there has been a steady decrease in cable theft.

"We are going to continue to make sure that we spread our resources as far as we have to in order for us to address the scourge of cable theft."

Swartz said they will continue to monitor railways as thieves are now moving to other areas where there isn't a high security visibility.