Judgment a victory for train assault victims

2015-11-27 14:33

A new Constitutional Court judgment could have far-reaching consequences for rail commuters who are assaulted on trains operated by Prasa.

Cable theft causes major delay for Shosholoza Meyl trains

2015-10-24 20:57

About 90 passengers were forced to commute via buses after cable theft caused two long-distance Shosoloza Meyl trains to stop in their tracks near Beaufort West in the Western Cape.

Human error behind most train accidents: Rail Safety Regulator

2015-10-16 21:41

Human error accounted for 71% of the rail accidents recorded in South Africa last year.

Prasa’s management accepts blame for failings, must ‘shape up or ship out’

2015-10-15 14:27

The management of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is prepared to take the blame for the problems being experienced by the institution.

Another horror journey for Shosholoza Meyl passengers

2015-10-06 20:32

Angry passengers on a Shosholoza Meyl train from East London arrived in Johannesburg more than 22 hours later than scheduled after the locomotive had be to replaced twice.

Is Pule Mabe scot-free?

2015-10-05 17:15

Public Protector’s finding that Mabe’s company received a contract worth millions from Prasa without tender processes is still not being probed by ethics committee

WATCH: Leaked video shows oversized Prasa trains narrowly missing workshop entrance

Video footage has emerged showing Prasa locomotives inching their way into a workshop. The controversial Afro 4000 trains can be seen narrowly missing the workshop's overhead pass.

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Prasa to upgrade 'hazardous' station

2015-09-04 19:13

Prasa has set aside funding to upgrade Gouda station in the Western Cape, after the Railway Safety Regulator declared it a “threat to safe railway operations”.

Popo Molefe: Prasa has started cleaning-up process

2015-09-03 10:19

Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe says his board is impelled to take the "necessary measures" about the irregularities listed in the public protector's report.

Molefe to brief media on Prasa report outcomes

2015-09-03 05:46

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe is expected to brief media in Pretoria on the outcomes of the Public Protector's report on alleged maladministration at the agency.


Prasa maladministration ‘a very serious matter’

2015-11-19 11:43

The Prasa board's investigation is rigorously going through the issues raised by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, says board chairperson Popo Molefe.

Train did not experience system failure - Prasa

2015-10-24 14:05

A Johannesburg train, from which panicked commuters jumped from, did not experience a system failure in its brake system, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) says.

Prasa bleeds as theft hits archaic rail system

2015-10-15 15:19

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has incurred a R1bn loss for the 2014/15 financial year as SA's "archaic" rail system suffered from vandalism and theft.

Prasa management must ‘shape up or ship out’

2015-10-15 14:26

Managers at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa have not been holding each other accountable, says acting CEO Nathi Khena.

Stop stalling on Pule Mabe investigation, Parliament told

2015-10-05 17:26

A formal complaint has been lodged for Parliament to act speedily to investigate ANC MP Pule Mabe after he was implicated six weeks ago in irregularities at Prasa.

Nine corruption scandals worse than Nkandla

2015-09-22 11:36

Trade union Solidarity has detailed nine corruption scandals that have cost the taxpayer much more than the R246m spent on the President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

Prasa’s new loco woes

2015-09-15 10:04

It seems as if Prasa’s controversial Afro­4000 locomotives are not only too tall for South African rail lines, their brakes could pose a danger.

Prasa board 'shocked' by public protector's report

2015-09-03 11:45

The board of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA is shocked by the public protector’s findings of large-scale maladministration at the parastatal, says its chairperson.

Prasa acts on public protector report - as it happened

2015-09-03 09:31

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe says the board is impelled to take the "necessary measures" about the irregularities in the public protector's report 'Derailed'.

Prasa's non-compliance threatens town's economy

2015-09-02 17:41

The economy in a Western Cape town is being threatened due to non-compliance by the Passenger Rail Agency of SA, says the Railway Safety Regulator.

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