ARTICLES RELATING TO METRORAIL

High security at Cape Town Station to prevent 'acts of terror'

2016-04-20 18:28

A reward of R100 000 still stands for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a series of targeted attacks on Metrorail infrastructure, in what the CEO of Prasa called "acts of terror".

Metrorail warns of another day of delays

2016-04-20 07:10

Commuters in Cape Town have again been warned to prepare themselves for another day of delays as vandalism continued to affect Metrorail’s services.

Desperate measures as Cape commuters have to find their own way to work

2016-04-19 12:26

Desperate Cape Town commuters have hitchhiked, bummed lifts, and crammed into full minibus taxis after signal vandalism led to two-hour delays for rail passengers.

Looming Metrorail collapse a 'civic emergency' - Cape Chamber

2016-04-18 16:02

Metrorail is nearing the point of collapse and if it is unable to perform, Cape Town and its economy will be in trouble, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Torching of Cape Town trains must be probed for sabotage - Sanco

2016-04-16 18:34

The South African National Civic Organisation has urged authorities to probe possible sabotage after three train carriages were torched at the Esplanade Station near Cape Town.

Now it's war, says Metrorail official after another Cape Town train is burnt

2016-04-15 13:54

It is now open warfare between criminals and Metrorail in the Western Cape, regional manager Richard Walker has warned, after more train carriages were set alight.

Metrorail warns of delays in Gauteng, Cape Town

2016-04-12 07:55

Metrorail has warned that the train service between Pretoria and Johannesburg has been delayed due to protest action, while Cape Town commuters will experience delays following an arson attack over the weekend.

Major delays, cancellations at Cape Town Station

2016-04-11 06:53

Metrorail Western Cape has warned rail commuters of delays of over an hour and train cancellations following arson attacks on trains at Cape Town Station over the weekend.

Metrorail granted interdict against train strike

2016-04-07 09:57

An interdict has been granted to avert a train strike led by the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) from going ahead, Metrorail has said.

'I'm glad she's alive' - man who saw toddler fall from train

2016-02-23 07:35

An eyewitness has told how the door of a Cape Town train opened unexpectedly while travelling at full speed, sucking a 2-year-old girl and her older sister out.

 
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'Metrorail delays affect us all' - commuters

Commuters in Cape Town tell us how the ongoing train delays have affected them.

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Satawu denies role in Metrorail vandalism

2016-04-19 16:32

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has denied any involvement in vandalising Metrorail infrastructure in Cape Town.

Metrorail warns of 2 hour delays in Cape Town after vandalism

2016-04-19 07:27

Metrorail has warned of delays of up to two hours on services in Cape Town due to vandalised equipment.

Metrorail on high alert in Cape Town

2016-04-18 08:01

Metrorail has stepped up security and has warned of delays on trains in Cape Town following vandalism and arson incidents over the past week.

Cape Town train station update: 3 carriages set alight

2016-04-15 17:21

UPDATE:; Three carriages were set alight at a Cape Town station causing clouds of smoke to rise out of the station and over the CBD.

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Metrorail says it's 'under siege' after latest train fire at Kraaifontein

Another train was set alight, in the early hours of this morning. In what Regional Metrorail Manager for the Western Cape, Richard Walker, is calling "a siege", another four carriages were destroyed by fire in Kraaifontein staging yard shortly after midnight. Watch.

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Metrorail counts cost of Cape Town arson attacks

2016-04-11 17:02

While commuters deal with delays caused by arson attacks at Cape Town train station over the weekend, Metrorail officials are counting the costs.

Rail arson in Cape Town will cause train delays

2016-04-10 20:01

Arson attacks on trains at the Cape Town station will cause delays to Metrorail’s service on Monday.

Teen killed while crossing railway line

2016-03-15 11:36

Metrorail has again urged commuters to use subways or bridges to cross the railway line following the death of a 14-year-old boy who was hit by a train on Cape Town’s southern suburbs line on Monday.

Cape Town toddler injured after falling out train

2016-02-22 12:24

A toddler has been injured after she fell out of a train in Cape Town, allegedly because the doors opened before it came to a halt, Western Cape police say.

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