ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Sanral owed R1bn+ for e-tolls

2014-07-26 16:21
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Unregistered motorists in Gauteng owe the SA National Roads Agency Limited over R1bn in unpaid e-toll accounts, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Hamburgers get to keep Uber

2014-07-25 18:45

Uber has won a new lease of life in the German city when a court suspended a ban imposed by local regulators.

27 dead in Sudan bus crash

2014-07-21 19:15

Twenty-seven people have been killed in Sudan when a bus and a transport truck collided south of the capital Khartoum.

1 500km of Limpopo roads now national roads

2014-07-13 14:56

Over 1 500km of Limpopo's roads have been declared national roads and are now under Sanral's management, the agency says.

Transport for shift work: Who's responsible?

2014-07-10 11:17

A Fin24 user seeks clarity on who should provide transport for overnight work.

80 hurt in Durban train crash

2014-07-08 21:16

Eighty people have been injured after two Metrorail passenger trains collided near Berea in Durban.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 15:34

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 09:10

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Germany to charge for using autobahns

2014-07-07 18:08

Germany plans to charge foreign motorists for using its roads and famed autobahn highways to help pay for the country's infrastructure.

MyCiTi rolls-out Cape Flats operations

2014-07-05 16:55

The City of Cape Town says the MyCiTi bus service will begin servicing Mitchell's Plain and Khayelitsha.

Cosatu wants legal action over MyCiTi roll-out

2014-06-30 20:12

Legal action will be taken against the City of Cape Town for a "substandard" roll-out of the MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, says Cosatu.

Munich Airport more important for SA cargo

2014-06-20 13:43

Munich Airport is becoming increasingly important for cargo between South Africa and Europe.

Cosatu to force Metrorail to delay fare hike

2014-06-18 17:52

Cosatu in the Western Cape intends striking to pressure Metrorail not to increase its fares, says the trade union federation.

Pretoria train services disrupted

2014-06-12 09:27

Train services in Pretoria have been disrupted after overhead cables were damaged, Metrorail says.

Petroleum unions declare dispute

2014-06-07 09:13

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, Solidarity says, but there is "no panic stations" yet.

Gauteng roadblocks 'not linked to e-tolls'

2014-06-03 17:15

Roadblocks in different parts of Gauteng were focused on vehicle and driver fitness and not about checking whether vehicles had e-tags, the department of community safety says.

Contractor crisis delays Cape road projects

2014-05-30 12:57

Major road projects around Cape Town have been delayed, because the contractors have either gone bankrupt or have severe cash-flow problems, says the city.

US parts price probe rattles industry

2014-05-27 13:15

A price-fixing investigation into the US auto parts industry has mushroomed into the country's largest criminal antitrust probe yet - 27 companies agreed to pay R23-billion in fines. And it's not over...

US parts price probe rattles industry

2014-05-26 13:23

A price-fixing investigation into the US auto parts industry has mushroomed into the country's largest criminal antitrust probe yet - 27 companies agreed to pay R23-billion in fines. And it's not over...

Gautrain fares going up

2014-05-16 12:19

Gautrain users will pay more to get to OR Tambo International Airport under a fare increase announced by the company which runs the high-speed train.

Cable theft disrupts East Rand trains

2014-05-14 12:30

Metrorail says trains between Daveyton and Dunswart have been affected after cables were stolen at Alliance station on the East Rand.

Seoul subway trains crash

2014-05-02 20:15

A subway train has hit another at a station in South Korea's capital leaving many with minor injuries.

Complaint against Carlisle over offensive email

2014-04-30 11:09

A community activist is expected to lodge a complaint against Western Cape transport MEC Robin Carlisle who allegedly called him an "asshole" in an e-mail, the Star reports.

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.

 

Sanral: Taxi must register for exemptions

2014-07-26 13:03

Taxi operators in Gauteng must register their vehicles with the SA National Road Agency Limited in order to be exempted from paying e-tolls, the agency says.

MEC slams 'reckless' drivers after deadly crash

2014-07-25 16:12

The death toll from an accident in Mpumalanga has risen to nine, as the province's MEC said motorists are not obeying road rules and must take responsibility for the lives of their passengers.

Up to governments to advise safe routes - Iata

2014-07-20 11:30

Airlines rely on governments to tell them which routes are safe and do not compromise on safety, says the head of the International Air Transport Association.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-10 19:00

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Metrorail warns of delays on Gauteng line

2014-07-09 08:26

Cable theft and broken rails delayed trains on the Pretoria-Germiston-Johannesburg corridor. The anticipated delay is about 30 minutes, says Metrorail.

Huge road repairs bill beckons

2014-07-08 16:59
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More than 173 000km of municipal roads across South Africa are in poor to very poor condition, MPs have been told.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 10:41

The launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

London buses stop accepting cash

2014-07-06 15:08

London buses will no longer accept cash payments for tickets, the British capital's transport authority says.

Transnet posts R5.2bn profit

2014-07-01 08:40

Parastatal Transnet's revenue grew to R56.6bn for the the 2013/2014 financial year, driven by a rise in minerals and chrome volumes.

A350 XWB test fleet now complete

2014-06-20 18:00

With the first flight of the Airbus A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete.

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.

Cape Town taxi drivers to get bus training

2014-06-18 15:47

Around 100 minibus taxi drivers will be trained to operate a new MyCiti bus route in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Europe's taxi drivers protest unlicensed cars

2014-06-11 10:09

Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals plan to bring chaos to the streets in protest against unlicensed mobile car-hailing services.

Sanral, traffic cops do different jobs

2014-06-07 05:00

Sanral and the Gauteng community safety department share resources but do not perform the same function, the agency says.

Traffic warning ahead of Kungwane funeral

2014-06-04 08:18

Motorists are warned of anticipated traffic disruption and congestion in Alexandra, Johannesburg, ahead of the memorial service of Isaac "Shakes" Kungwane at the weekend.

Strike affects Rea Vaya service in Joburg

2014-06-03 08:23

An illegal strike by Rea Vaya bus drivers has disrupted services in the City of Johannesburg.

Cops can’t demand e-toll fees

2014-05-28 22:28

Gauteng traffic police says no law enforcement officer is permitted to stop vehicles and demand e-toll fees.

US parts price probe rattles industry

2014-05-27 10:09

A price-fixing investigation into the US auto parts industry has mushroomed into the country's largest criminal antitrust probe yet.

Sani Pass to be tarred

2014-05-21 19:53

The tarring of Sani Pass has been approved by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

KZN team tasked to watch school transport

2014-05-15 19:36

A team has been formed to enforce policy on transporting school pupils in KwaZulu-Natal after five children were killed in a crash

Traffic closures for ANC rally

2014-05-04 07:27
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Motorists have been advised that roads will be closed and traffic congested near the FNB stadium in Nasrec where a crowd of 200 000 people is expected for the ANC’s final election rally.

Three die in China station attack

2014-04-30 20:20

Three people were killed and 79 others injured in an attack on a railway station in China's Xinjiang region.

N3 closed to traffic

2014-04-30 07:13

The N3 freeway between the Marlboro off ramp and the Buccleuch interchange is closed following an accident, says the Johannesburg metro police department .

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.

 
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