ARTICLES RELATING TO METRORAIL

Soweto school pupil killed while ‘train surfing’

2015-07-21 11:44

A school pupil has been killed while “train surfing” in Soweto. The teenager slipped and fell under the train’s wheels, emergency personnel have said.

Train price hike or more rail pain, warns Metrorail

2015-06-30 15:09

Commuters in the Western Cape will have to dig deeper into their pockets for a train ride or face the possibility of limited services, according to Metrorail.

Urban migration 'putting pressure' on Gauteng's public transport

2015-06-18 15:13

Gauteng's population is projected to double over the next 25 years, placing increased pressure on public transport, Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

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Satawu members are marching at various stations in Gauteng, where they plan to hand over their complaints to Prasa and Metrorail management. View pics from the march here.

Satawu members are marching at various stations in Gauteng, where they plan to hand over their complaints to Prasa and Metrorail management. View pics from the march here.

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Train crash driver could have been negligent - parliamentary committee

2015-04-29 22:34

The train crash that left one person dead and over 200 injured in Denver, Johannesburg, could have been a result of negligence, the Portfolio Committee on Transport says.

New trains won't solve passenger problems - PAC

2015-04-28 19:04

Metrorail will not solve the problems facing train commuters by purchasing new trains, says the Pan Africanist Congress.

At least one dead in Joburg train collision

2015-04-28 09:35

A train safety officer has been killed after a train collided with another at Denver station, south of Johannesburg.

Power cuts risk disrupting Metrorail systems

2015-02-19 10:37

Commuters who have been spared of the most devastating effects of load shedding have been warned that train services could be disrupted by electricity supply problems.

Train collides with car in Stellenbosch, 1 dead

2015-01-17 16:31

One person has died and two others have been injured when a train collided with a car at a level crossing in Stellenbosch, Metrorail says.

GoMetro public transport app extends reach

2015-01-13 15:17

The service, which provides real-time Metrorail and bus schedule data, has launched a new mobile website targeting SA's 11 official languages.

 

Most victims home from hospital after train crash

2015-07-18 18:05

There are only 8 people still in hospital after 239 were injured in a train crash.

Overcrowded train commuters 'soft targets'

2015-06-26 12:54

An overcrowded train carriage has become as much of a target for crime as an empty one, a commuter representative group claims.

Train ticket hikes drive commuters off the rails

2015-06-12 17:42

Commuters feel Metrorail's higher ticket prices should be accompanied by better service.

Prasa: Train blaze started by angry commuters

2015-05-07 11:11

Arsonists are believed to be responsible for the fire that gutted seven coaches of a train near Umlazi in Durban.

Train driver passed danger signal before Joburg crash

2015-04-29 16:32

The driver of a train that crashed into a stationary train in Denver, Johannesburg, leaving one person dead, passed a red warning signal, Prasa rail CEO Mosenngwa Mofi says.

Train collision scene will take about 6 hours to clear

2015-04-28 10:59

The scene of a train collision in Johannesburg will take about six hours to clear, Prasa CEO Mosenngwa Mofi says.

Teen dies while 'train surfing' in Cape Town

2015-02-19 11:02

A Grade 8 pupil has been electrocuted while apparently "train surfing" on his way to school, according to reports.

Metrorail app tells your boss if you’re late

2015-02-18 11:52

Metrorail has announced a new service to help workers inform their superiors if they will be late for work.

Metrorail Gauteng trains delayed due to power failure

2015-01-15 07:13

Metrorail says train services on the Naledi-Johannesburg and Vereeniging-Johannesburg routes have been delayed due to an overhead power failure.

Cape train arson attack not random vandalism

2014-10-28 13:44

The torching of commuter rail coaches in Cape Town suggests that it was a planned attack and not a random act of vandalism, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.

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