ARTICLES RELATING TO PRASA

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.

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.

Vandalism costs Metrorail R167m

2014-04-02 18:25

Metrorail says it will no longer tolerate vandalism on trains and will take action against any commuter found hanging on to carriages.

Parastatal investments to reach R382bn

2014-02-26 14:56

Capital expenditure by the country's major state-owned enterprises is expected to reach R382bn over the next three financial years.

 

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 17:48

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 to pay injured man R3.8m

2014-04-29 08:29

The North Gauteng High Court has ordered the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) to pay a man, injured in a train accident, more than R3.8m. The man couldn't complete his schooling because he was doing manual labour to pay for his studies.

Load shedding won't affect Metrorail

2014-03-06 15:43

Metrorail remains unaffected by Eskom power outages because it is a priority electricity user critical to the country, says Prasa CEO Mosenngwa Mofi.

Budget fast-tracks rail spending

2014-02-26 14:55

Government plans to increase spending on the country's rail infrastructure by 20% a year, according to the 2014 budget.

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