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No power at Uitenhage Market Square

JULY 13, 2015
No power at Uitenhage Market Square

Update: power has been restored.

There is currently no power at Uitenhage's Market Square and at the Algoa Road substation - it is not load shedding, according to the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

"At Tollgate, T1 and T3 66kV OCB has tripped affecting Market Square and Algoa Road substation in Uitenhage," the municipality said.

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality said that its technicians were attending to the restoration of power supply but could not give a timeframe.

Over the weekend, similar outages occured affecting Booysens Park, Bloemendal and surrounding areas in Port Elizabeth. 

Motherwell's NU6 and surrounding suburbs were also affected by another trip.