New Prasa trains hardly go anywhere - not even slowly

2015-08-23 15:00

Rail agency Prasa’s new Afro 4000 locomotives will not be allowed to travel on most of the main long-distance rail routes they were originally intended for.

Lucky gets lucky after R3bn deal

2015-05-31 15:06

Railway boss Lucky Montana has been linked through a questionable property sale to a company that bagged a R700 million tender from the government parastatal he heads.

Prasa: Trains back on schedule

2012-03-05 16:23

All Metrorail trains are running on schedule and staff have returned to work, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

Billions invested for green economy

2011-12-04 15:15

Government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of "greening" the South African economy, says President Jacob Zuma.

Prasa: Punish cable thieves more

2011-10-12 17:46

Punishment meted out to cable thieves should be much heavier and the crime should be seen as sabotage, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

Transnet and Prasa bury the hatchet

2010-10-22 15:51

Two state owned enterprises whose row has been widely publicised say their top executives have met, and their differences have been resolved.


Prasa: When you buy a train that is too tall

2015-08-16 16:05

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) and Transnet are working together to fix what would have potentially been a hazardous situation.

Rolling stock companies invited to bid

2012-04-19 15:09

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has unveiled a R173bn bidding process for Metrorail's stock fleet renewal programme.

Prasa revamp to create 65 000 jobs

2012-02-14 15:35

Refurbishment of rolling stock and infrastructure will provide employment for more people, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

State eyes R137bn passenger rail upgrade

2011-11-02 10:44

The government is to inject R137bn of investment to modernise SA's passenger rail infrastructure, reports Business Day.

Prasa wants strike declared illegal

2010-12-03 15:16

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it will apply to the Labour Court to have a Metrorail strike declared illegal.

Prasa wants mediator for Transnet debt row

2010-10-18 12:53

The Passenger Rail Authority of SA has proposed that a mediator be appointed to sort out the issue of a debt of about R1.3bn claimed by Transnet.

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