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.

Trains delayed after cable power failure

2014-10-17 08:34

Metrorail train services between Mamelodi and Capital Park in Pretoria have been delayed after it was found that the overhead train cable did not have power.

Prasa warns of shutting Metrorail services

2014-08-22 05:00

Continued violent attacks on Western Cape trains may force the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to suspend services, says CEO Mosenngwa Mofi.

MEC condemns metrorail vandalism

2014-07-30 17:48

Western Cape transport MEC Donald Grant has condemned the vandalism of Metrorail infrastructure after vandals disrupted rail services.

80 hurt in Durban train crash

2014-07-08 21:16

Eighty people have been injured after two Metrorail passenger trains collided near Berea in Durban.

Commuters face double blow - Cosatu

2014-06-20 06:00

Cosatu says Metrorail's looming fare increase will leave consumers reeling, but the rail operator warns it could cut services if no hike is implemented.

Cosatu to force Metrorail to delay fare hike

2014-06-18 17:52

Cosatu in the Western Cape intends striking to pressure Metrorail not to increase its fares, says the trade union federation.


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.

Peters condemns train arson

2014-10-27 22:40

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned the burning of 19 Metrorail train coaches at the Salt River depot in Cape Town.

Another bus set alight in Cape Town

2014-09-02 11:50

An eighth Golden Arrow bus has been set alight in Cape Town following protests, the bus service says, adding that buses have been pulled out of some areas due to safety fears.

Protesters set train and station alight

2014-08-21 13:42

A train and station facilities have been set alight in Cape Town, forcing a suspension of services on one route, according to officials.

Metrorail warns of delays on Gauteng line

2014-07-09 08:26

Cable theft and broken rails delayed trains on the Pretoria-Germiston-Johannesburg corridor. The anticipated delay is about 30 minutes, says Metrorail.

Cosatu postpones train fare strike

2014-06-23 11:46

Cosatu in the Western Cape has postponed its strike against Metrorail hiking its fares, says the trade union federation.

Metrorail pushes on with fare hike

2014-06-19 06:00

Metrorail's fare increase in the Western Cape is going ahead despite a threat by the Congress of SA Trade Unions to strike, says the rail company.

Pretoria train services disrupted

2014-06-12 09:27

Train services in Pretoria have been disrupted after overhead cables were damaged, Metrorail says.

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