Cape Town commuters affected after 2 trains burnt out

2016-08-08 14:00

A number of peak-hour trains have been cancelled on Cape Town’s southern line following the destruction of two carriages in a fire.

Prasa must account for 'barbaric' railway killings - union

2016-07-28 21:16

Prasa must be held accountable for the “senseless and barbaric” killings of train and security personnel, trade union Untu has said.

'They must not get away with it' - wife of slain train driver

2016-07-18 07:01

The wife of a Metrorail train driver gunned down at a Cape Town train station hopes her husband's alleged murderers receive justice, if found guilty.

Memorial service for murdered Cape Town train driver

2016-07-14 11:11

A memorial service is to be held for the Cape Town train driver who was shot dead while waiting for a train.

Metrorail driver shot while waiting for train

2016-07-11 22:21

A Metrorail driver has been shot dead at the Netreg station in Cape Town while waiting for a train.

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.

'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.


We cannot fight railway crime alone – Prasa

2016-07-29 10:44

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it cannot fight increasing violent crime at South Africa’s train stations on its own.

Alleged killer of Metrorail train driver appears in court

2016-07-21 13:44

The man accused of murdering Metrorail train driver Piet Botha on the platform of a Cape Town train station has appeared in court.

'Piet won't die in vain,' Prasa vows at slain train driver's memorial

2016-07-14 16:18

Prasa has vowed to "take our station back" after hundreds of mourners turned out for a memorial service at Netreg Station for slain train driver Piet Botha in Cape Town.

2 arrested in connection with Cape Town train driver's murder

2016-07-12 17:16

Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Metrorail driver Piet Botha at the Netreg station in Cape Town, Western Cape police say.

Metrorail driver shot dead at Netreg Station

2016-07-11 19:10

Metrorail drivers have gone on strike after a colleague was shot dead at the Netreg station, the railway operator says.

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.

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