ARTICLES RELATING TO PRASA

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.

'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.

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.

Prasa will investigate KZN train, truck collision

2016-06-17 16:58

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa will investigate a collision between a train and truck trailer that injured 11 people, a spokesperson says.

Transnet taking new strategy away from mines

2016-04-26 18:59

Transnet is working on a strategy to be less reliant on mines and diversify into oil and gas and fast-moving consumer goods, says CEO Siyabonga Gama.

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Metrorail says it's 'under siege' after latest train fire at Kraaifontein

Another train was set alight, in the early hours of this morning. In what Regional Metrorail Manager for the Western Cape, Richard Walker, is calling "a siege", another four carriages were destroyed by fire in Kraaifontein staging yard shortly after midnight. Watch.

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Metrorail granted interdict against train strike

2016-04-07 09:57

An interdict has been granted to avert a train strike led by the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) from going ahead, Metrorail has said.

Can Mr Fix-it curb state spending?

2016-03-18 06:30

Treasury’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, has had his work cut out since his appointment in 2013. Can he help battle the kleptocracy some believe South Africa is becoming?

We can't place lives in danger and not act - Prasa

2016-03-14 20:03

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it does not tolerate non-accountability when it comes to safety, and those found to be in breach are dealt with.

Prasa gets R172bn for commuter system overhaul

2016-03-14 12:07

SA’s rail commuter system needs a complete overhaul and therefore the Passenger Rail Agency has receive R172bn over ten year period, says Minister Dipuo Peters.

 

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.

'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.

Guptas deny trying to capture R51bn Prasa tender

2016-06-19 09:30

The Guptas have denied it attempted to capture the R51bn Prasa tender on behalf of a bidder in 2012, as alleged in a letter written by former CEO Lucky Montana.

New train system to alleviate scheduling delays – minister

2016-05-24 19:50

The introduction of Prasa’s new trains will alleviate scheduling and infrastructure problems, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Transport minister slams torching of Metrorail trains

2016-04-17 16:01

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned recent arson attacks on Metrorail trains in the Western Cape.

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WATCH: Homeless man beaten, dragged by Cape Town security

WATCH: Video shows a homeless man being forcibly removed by a group of Cape Town security guards.

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Satawu threatens to strike over Prasa outsourcing

2016-03-22 17:36

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has threatened strike action if Prasa does not deal with "incompetent' senior management" and stop the outsourcing of critical services.

Ethics committee recommends fine for Mabe over Prasa deal

2016-03-16 19:27

Parliament's ethics committee has recommended that ANC MP Pule Mabe be fined and reprimanded in the National Assembly for benefiting from a contract with a state-owned enterprise.

Human error, ineffective communication led to Denver train crash

2016-03-14 13:17

A lack of maintenance, ineffective communication, human factors, and ineffective allocation of capital funding contributed to the train accident in Denver, Johannesburg last year that left one person dead.

Prasa getting back on track - board chair

2016-03-08 18:53

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA's chief financial officer Hunadi Manyatsa is back at work after a long period of illness, Parliament's committee on transport has been told.

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