ARTICLES RELATING TO PRASA

Train price hike or more rail pain, warns Metrorail

2015-06-30 15:09

Commuters in the Western Cape will have to dig deeper into their pockets for a train ride or face the possibility of limited services, according to Metrorail.

Prasa boss's questionable house deal

2015-05-31 08:25

Railways boss Lucky Montana has been linked through a questionable property sale to a company that bagged a multi billion rand tender from the government parastatal he heads, an investigation by Rapport newspaper shows.

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Satawu members are marching at various stations in Gauteng, where they plan to hand over their complaints to Prasa and Metrorail management. View pics from the march here.

Satawu members are marching at various stations in Gauteng, where they plan to hand over their complaints to Prasa and Metrorail management. View pics from the march here.

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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.

 

Prasa boss and the mystery house

2015-06-21 15:02

An up-market property in Cape Town is once more raising questions about rail boss Lucky Montana’s relationships with businesspeople who are awarded big contracts by the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), which he heads.

Molefe must be axed - Satawu

2015-05-28 16:17

Popo Molefe, the chairperson of Prasa, should be dismissed with immediate effect by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, Satawu says.

Hundreds march through Pretoria to demand changes at Prasa

2015-05-28 13:50

Approximately 700 unionists have marched through Pretoria to protest against alleged nepotism and corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

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.

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