Rea Vaya bus drivers strike

2010-09-20 08:11

Johannesburg - Rea Vaya bus drivers in Johannesburg embarked on an illegal strike on Monday morning, shutting down bus services in the city.

"Rea Vaya bus rapid transit buses have been unable to operate this morning due to an illegal work stoppage by staff at the Rea Vaya stations," the City of Johannesburg said on Monday morning.

"Passengers are advised to use alternative transport. The city is in the process of trying to re-establish the service."

It was not clear why the drivers were striking.

Rea Vaya bus drivers also embarked on illegal strike action during the Soccer World Cup tournament, leaving hundreds of fans stranded.