JHB hit with bus strike, water cuts and load shedding

2015-02-06 11:58

Johannesburg faced a hat-trick of inconveniences, with load shedding entering its fifth consecutive day, water cuts planned for the weekend and a Gautrain bus wildcat strike.

MEC condemns Gautrain ‘vandalism’

2015-01-06 11:16

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has condemned the alleged vandalism of a Gautrain carriage by a passenger at the weekend.

Cable theft causes Gautrain delays

2014-10-02 07:01

There are delays in the Gautrain train service between Hatfield and Park stations after about 300 metres of signalling cable was stolen overnight, the operator says.

Car crash causes Gautrain disruption

2014-08-29 11:30

The Gautrain train service has been disrupted after a car crashed into an Eskom pylon, operator Bombela Concession Company says.

Gautrain staff set to strike

2014-08-15 19:26

Gautrain train drivers and some station staff belonging to the United Transport and Allied Trade Union will go on strike, says Bombela Concession Company.

Pretoria man tells of snake in car nightmare

2014-02-26 07:15

A man whose car was invaded by a rinkhals has described his ordeal as a "nightmare".

Snake on a Gautrain station

2014-02-21 14:13

A venomous snake has caused quite a stir at a Gautrain station over the past few days, so much so that one commuter has chosen to leave his pricey BMW car there rather than drive it home.

Gautrain plans to extend network

2013-10-21 08:46

The Gautrain Management Agency has unveiled a proposal to extend its rail network to the south of Johannesburg and the East and West Rand.

Gautrain demand grows

2013-05-09 13:01

The average number of passengers on a week-day has risen from 26 000 in April 2012 to 42 000 at the end of March 2013, said Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi.

Gautrain bus drivers push for deal

2013-04-25 18:32

Gautrain bus drivers say they will return to work for a 9% pay raise, but they are rejecting the current transport allowance, says trade union Utatu.


Gauteng MEC appoints Gautrain board

2015-02-03 16:15

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has announced the appointment of four new members of the Gautrain Management Agency Board and four re-appointments.

Former Gautrain employee in court for fraud

2014-12-12 13:11

A former Gautrain Management Agency employee allegedly involved in two multi-million rand cases of fraud has appeared in the Johannesburg Special Commercial Crimes Court.

Suspicious parcel causes Gautrain disruptions

2014-09-30 15:43

Gautrain's Sandton, Johannesburg, operation has been disrupted after a suspicious parcel was found.

No Gautrain bus services over strike

2014-08-20 16:42

Gautrain bus drivers have embarked on a wildcat strike, forcing certain bus services to be suspended, but train services are unaffected.

Plans to connect Gautrain to Soweto, Mamelodi

2014-03-06 09:51

The Gautrain may soon be extending its services to Mamelodi and Soweto, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

Gautrain puts on its party shoes

2014-02-24 05:30

Johannesburg party goers will be afforded the opportunity to enjoy themselves until the early hours of the morning without having to worry about transport.

PAC welcomes Gautrain ruling

2013-11-28 08:10

The PAC has welcomed a ruling that the Bombela Concession Company fix the ingress of water into parts of the Gautrain's tunnel.

Gautrain price hikes to kick in

2013-05-21 14:18

Revised fares for Gautrain will see a rise in parking tariffs and airport trip costs, transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

Man fights to get Gautrain footage

2013-05-04 22:26

A pensioner has called on the consumer watchdog to help him force Gautrain bosses to release video footage of him falling down an escalator.

More strike strife for Joburg commuters

2013-04-21 17:55

Bus commuters will be facing more transport woes when Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit drivers go on strike, the city says.

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