ARTICLES RELATING TO METRORAIL

At least 100 injured in KZN train collision

2016-06-23 16:40

At least 100 people have been injured after two trains collided between the Mobeni and Havenside areas of KwaZulu-Natal.

Cosatu postpones Metrorail strike in Cape Town

2016-06-21 14:00

Cosatu has postponed its planned strike against MetroRail and the City of Cape Town on Wednesday, after it was deemed illegal.

Train crime still very high in Western Cape, police tell MPs

2016-05-11 20:00

Contact crimes on trains and malicious damage to property are still very high in the Western Cape, a police official has told the provincial Standing Committee on Community Safety.

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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.

 

Teen killed, another injured after being hit by train in Cape Town

2016-06-22 18:23

A teenager has been killed while another has sustained severe injuries after they were hit by a train at the White Road train crossing in Retreat.

Thousands of Cosatu workers to protest in Cape Town

2016-06-21 07:38

Thousands of Cosatu strikers will protest in Cape Town on Wednesday in protest against poor bus and rail services.

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.

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