Transnet partner promised millions for help

2014-04-07 12:47

An ANC-linked empowerment partner in Transnet’s R50bn locomotives contract was promised millions after he'd lobbied support for Bombardier’s 2005 Gautrain bid.

Gautrain bus drivers on wildcat strike

2014-04-04 08:13

Bus drivers operating feeder buses to the Gautrain have embarked on an unprotected strike in Johannesburg, Gautrain operating company Bombela says.

Gautrain tunnel ruling welcomed

2013-11-28 09:34

The PAC has welcomed a ruling that the Bombela Concession Company fix the ingress of water into parts of the Gautrain's tunnel in Johannesburg.

R700m shortage could 'derail' Gautrain

2013-11-11 10:12

If Gauteng's government cannot obtain R700m soon the Gautrain could "derail".

Pappas on the Square

2013-08-01 15:38

Mediterranean taste sensations at Pappas on the Square makes for a memorable dining experience in Johannesburg.

Why are there so few Gautrain passengers?

2012-08-08 13:03

New Transport Minister Ben Martins should urgently investigate the reasons why so few people use the Gautrain, it has been reported.

Gautrain guards 'acted professionally'

2012-07-20 21:00

The security guards who detained two women for chewing gum at a Gautrain station acted professionally, says the Bombela Concession company, adding that the women refused to co-operate.

Sisters held for chewing gum on Gautrain

2012-07-17 07:38

Two sisters say they were detained by Gautrain security for four hours and fined R700 for chewing gum.

Gautrain Park Station link to open

2012-06-06 10:00

The Gautrain's route between Park Station and Rosebank will be fully operational by next week after it was postponed due to a dispute.

Gautrain and e-tolling 'for the rich'

2012-05-02 08:14

The Gautrain and the e-toll system in Gauteng don't solve the transport problems of the country’s workers or the poor, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has said.

Roadmap: Getting the wheels rolling

2012-03-04 15:55

Gautrain head Jack van der Merwe is drawing up a nimble transport strategy for the next 25 years to 2037 at the request of the Gauteng government.

No skeleton bus services for Gautrain

2012-02-03 08:37

No back-up service is available for the Gautrain bus service, as bus drivers have been intimidated by other drivers who have embarked on an illegal strike, the operating company says.

Gautrain under investigation

2011-12-04 14:06

The Competition Commission may probe possible collusion between Gautrain and the Airports Company of SA in the matter of parking services.

Gautrain hit by 'teething problems'

2011-10-28 10:07

Operational and technical disruptions have been hampering the new Gautrain service, but a spokesperson says these are "teething problems".

Power problem disrupts Gautrain - again

2011-09-06 15:45

Trains on the high-speed Gautrain service were forced to run slowly after a general problem on one stretch of its route.

Gautrain's Rosebank service resumes

2011-08-16 13:03

Gautrain services between Rosebank and Sandton stations have resumed, but Pretoria services remain disrupted, the company says.

Gautrain station gate closes on boy's head

2011-08-16 09:17

Gautrain management says it will investigate an incident in which an access gate at a station slammed shut on a 3-year-old boy’s head and trapped it.

Gautrain running, after disruptions

2011-08-10 14:15

The Gautrain service between Pretoria, Hatfield and Centurion, is running again after disruptions due to cable theft.

Cable theft disrupts Gautrain

2011-08-10 07:26

The Gautrain service between Pretoria, Hatfield and Centurion has been disrupted due to cable theft, but a bus service will run as an interim measure.

Gautrain to benefit from highway tolls

2011-08-05 13:03

While the Gautrain is likely to attract customers away from tolled Gauteng highways, the freight industry will suffer, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Gautrain journey 'smooth and exciting'

2011-08-02 11:00

Although there were fewer passengers than expected for the first day of the Gautrain's operation, some braved the chilly morning and took the train for the experience.

Ndebele: Gautrain start of modern rail

2011-08-01 15:47

A new Gautrain service linking Johannesburg and Pretoria is testament to government's commitment to modernising the railway system, says the transport department.


Gautrain bus strike comes to an end

2014-04-04 11:26

Drivers operating feeder buses to the Gautrain have agreed to go back to work, a few hours after going on an unprotected strike, Gautrain operating company Bombela says.

Commuter left spitting mad after Gautrain snake saga

2014-02-25 13:10

It's never a good thing when you return to your parked car to find it surrounded by security guards, a snake handler and a few policemen.

Fix Gautrain water problem - tribunal

2013-11-27 20:42

The Bombela Concession Company has been ordered to fix the ingress of water into parts of the Gautrain's tunnel, the rail company says.

New rail routes for Gauteng

2013-10-17 17:21

Seven new rail routes have been proposed in an effort to encourage public transport usage in Gauteng, transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

Gautrain long overdue - officials

2012-10-31 15:54

The Gautrain project has contributed to a safe, reliable public transport service and should have been established much sooner, say provincial authorities.

Commuters trapped on Gautrain

2012-07-18 09:20

Gautrain passengers were left annoyed and panicked after they were trapped for hours after a technical problem brought the train to a grinding halt.

Gautrain extends to Park Station

2012-06-07 10:01

The Gautrain has made its first passenger run to the new Park Station in the Johannesburg CBD, which has now become an integrated city transport hub.

Gautrain operators deny bribery report

2012-06-02 14:13

Gautrain's operators have strongly denied bribery claims made in a newspaper, the Citizen reports.

Water at the end of Gautrain tunnel

2012-04-29 13:19

At places in the Gautrain tunnel there is four times the water agreed to with the contractor, which could shorten the life of the train system.

5 to appear for Gautrain bus shooting

2012-03-14 08:29

Four men and a woman accused of shooting and wounding a Gautrain bus driver are set to appear in court on charges of attempted murder and malicious damage to property.

Gautrain strikers to be dismissed

2012-02-06 07:55

The Gautrain bus service remains suspended, and drivers who participated in an illegal strike will be served with dismissal notices, the Bombela Concession company says.

Gautrain bus drivers to strike yet again

2012-01-09 11:56

Gautrain bus services may be disrupted in parts of Gauteng on Monday afternoon because of an imminent strike by drivers, says the Bombela Concession company.

Gautrain faults to be probed

2011-11-07 22:29

Electrical faults that disrupted the Gautrain will be investigated, the Gautrain Management Agency and the Bombela Concession Company say.

Gautrain bus drivers stop work - again

2011-10-25 07:07

The Gautrain bus service was interrupted due to a sympathy strike by drivers.

M&R sinks into full-year loss

2011-08-31 16:50

Construction firm Murray & Roberts has posted a loss for the year as it made provision for contract completion costs and possible regulatory penalties.

Gautrain apologises for disruptions

2011-08-16 10:13

Gautrain has apologised to commuters after some of its services were suspended due to cable theft and water leakages.

Gautrain hit by cable theft, leaks

2011-08-16 07:47

Gautrain services have been suspended between Hatfield, Pretoria and Centurion due to cable theft, and between Sandton and Rosebank due to water leakages.

Gautrain bus drivers back at work

2011-08-10 11:22

Gautrain bus drivers who were on strike have returned to work, the company says.

Gautrain disrupted by cable theft

2011-08-10 07:23

The Gautrain service between Pretoria, Hatfield and Centurion has been interrupted due to cable theft.

Gautrain bus drivers on strike

2011-08-08 14:09

Drivers operating feeder buses to the Gautrain have gone on strike, only six days after a new link between Johannesburg and Pretoria opened.

11 000 commuters use new Gautrain route

2011-08-02 14:16

About 11 000 commuters had travelled on the Gautrain's new city-to-city high-speed train route between Johannesburg and Pretoria by midday.

Pretoria Gautrain takes off

2011-08-02 08:05

The Gautrain has opened its much anticipated Rosebank to Pretoria route.

Gautrain tunnel to pump water into river

2011-07-28 19:30

Water seeping into one of the Gautrain tunnels will be pumped into the Sandspruit River at a rate of six million litres a day, says the Gautrain Management Agency.

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