R51bn train tender has interesting beneficiaries

2015-05-17 15:00

The son of one of President Jacob Zuma’s closest allies, one of politician Peter Mokaba’s former bodyguards and a former Israeli spy boss are all beneficiaries of or involved in the Passenger Rail Agency of SA R51bn tender.

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.

Prasa welcomes the conclusion of probe

2014-12-04 18:02

Prasa has welcomed the conclusion of the investigation by the Public Protector over allegations about financial mismanagement.

Three arrested for fake train tickets

2014-10-13 16:54

The Passenger Rail Agency says three men have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the production of counterfeit train tickets.

Prasa condemns vandalism

2014-10-06 23:36

Prasa has condemned the torching, vandalism and theft of its property at the Newclare train station, near Westbury in Johannesburg.

Prasa posts R336m profit

2014-09-29 20:19

The Passenger Rail Association of SA has recorded a profit of R336m for the financial year ending 2013/14, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Denel boosts net profit to R194m

2014-08-15 20:24

Denel has turned the corner on profitability after significantly improving net profit by 63% and its revenue by 17% to R4.58bn on the back of a turnaround strategy.

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.

Prasa trains project a jobspinner - company

2014-06-26 15:26

Prasa's trains upgrade will create 1 500 jobs as well as 8 000 more in the supply chain process, says Gibela, the company that will carry out the project.

Metrorail hikes train ticket prices

2014-05-28 17:07

Commuters will have to fork out more for train fares in Gauteng, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA says.


Prasa tender in jeopardy

2015-05-10 08:53

The massive R51m Prasa tender for new passenger carriages is in jeopardy due to local content requirements.

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.

SA gets high powered locomotives

2014-12-01 18:07

High-powered diesel locomotives have been unveiled in Cape Town as part of a move to modernise rail services, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

Newclare station quiet after violent protest

2014-10-07 11:12

The Newclare train station in Johannesburg is quiet following a violent protest which claimed the life of one man and left seven others injured.

Prasa guard to appear for shooting commuter

2014-10-04 14:07

A security guard for Prasa is due to appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead a commuter at a train station on the East Rand, police say.

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 17:50

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

Constructing new trains will provide jobs

2014-07-10 17:30

New, modern and safe commuter trains will hit the tracks next year, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

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.

R51bn rail contract comes into effect

2014-04-29 15:47

A R51bn contract between the Passenger Rail Agency of SA and Gibela Rail Transportation has come into effect, says Prasa.

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