Cape Town Power Outage: Tuesday’s (28 Feb) Scheduled Blackouts

Find the link for today’s blackout schedule below. As always, it’s accompanied by this splendidly-put caution: “Deviation from the load shedding schedule can occur depending on the network conditions.” Translation: don’t trust today’s blackout schedule.

  • Find the latest blackout schedule here: Cape Chamber
  • Follow SA Blog’s ongoing coverage of the crisis: Cape Town Power Outage 2006


  • Travel caution: The erratic electricity supply is affecting the city’s Metrorail train service. Trains are getting caught between stations, some lines are being cancelled – depending on your route, it may not be a good idea to take a train today!

    For train info call toll free: 0800 65 64 63. Alternatively click here for station and route updates.

  • What to Do During a Power Failure in South Africa