UPDATE: Satawu members end wildcat bus strike...for now

2018-12-20 14:23

Satawu members on a wildcat strike at bus company Autopax have agreed to go back to work, but might return to striking if they are not happy with a meeting set for Friday.

Numsa rejects offer in bus strike

2017-04-12 15:23

Numsa says it has rejected an offer by long-distance bus company Autopax, partly to avoid parallel negotiations outside the bargaining council.

Montana ousting: Prasa to reveal if all is on track

2015-07-17 07:22

The board of the Passenger Railway Agency of SA is to hold a press briefing, which could shed light on several issues, including why they fired CEO Lucky Montana.

Mamelodi taxi drivers to hold talks

2015-07-07 07:55

Minibus taxi drivers in Mamelodi have agreed to hold talks with government about the violence in the area, which was prompted by the arrival of a new bus operator.

Taxis impounded in Mamelodi

2015-07-06 08:14

Police in Mamelodi have impounded dozens of minibus taxis in a bid to halt violence against a new bus operator.

We will deploy army to Mamelodi if necessary: Gauteng premier

2015-07-05 13:01

The police presence in Mamelodi will be increased and the army could be deployed if necessary following violent protests over a new bus service, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Buses operating in Mamelodi

2015-07-05 07:51

Buses are operating in Mamelodi ahead of a meeting between the Gauteng government, transport stakeholders, community organisations and Mamelodi residents.

Heavy police presence in Mamelodi after violent attacks

2015-07-04 08:50

Police have increased their presence in Mamelodi, north of Pretoria, following the stoning of buses and violent attacks against some bus drivers in the area.

Transport dept failed Putco drivers: Satawu

2015-07-03 13:07

As the violence escalates in Mamelodi due to taxi drivers opposing the introduction of the Autopax bus service in the area, the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union says it has lost all faith in the transport department.

Angry commuters confront mayor in violence-hit Mamelodi

2015-07-03 11:41

Mamelodi commuters have angrily confronted Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa at a bus depot he visited after shots were fired at a bus in the area.


Translux, City to City buses back on the road after wage agreement

2017-04-14 11:01

Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City, has confirmed it has signed a wage agreement which will effectively see its services resume operations.

19 Autopax buses torched in Pretoria

2016-06-20 23:03

Nineteen Autopax buses were torched during protests in Mamelodi, Pretoria, the company said on Monday evening.

Autopax does not have to take on Putco staff - court

2015-07-16 19:00

Bus operator Autopax does not have to take on the staff of Putco bus service after the latter voluntarily terminated eight contracts with the department of transport.

Mamelodi drivers angry after taxis impounded

2015-07-06 12:32

Mamelodi minibus taxi operators have accused government of going back on its word and taking a stance against them after dozens of taxis were impounded.

Police escort for Mamelodi buses

2015-07-06 06:19

The streets of Mamelodi are filled with blue lights as police vehicles escort buses which are operating despite the violence which broke out in the area last week.

We want clarity, say Mamelodi residents

2015-07-05 11:21

Residents of Mamelodi say they want clarity regarding who has the authority to ferry them to their various destinations.

Autopax buses back on the roads, with police escorts

2015-07-04 10:05

Calm has returned to Mamelodi following days of violence as taxi operators opposed the implementation of Autopax buses in the township.

We won't be held to ransom, Gauteng premier warns taxi drivers

2015-07-03 15:46

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the government won't be held to ransom by aggrieved taxi owners who are opposing the modernisation of public transport.

10 key events leading to Mamelodi bus violence

2015-07-03 12:03

A Putco bus has been shot at in Mamelodi outside Pretoria. Here is a timeline of events leading up to the conflict.

Putco bus shot at during taxi protest

2015-07-03 08:58

A Putco bus has been shot at as violence escalated in Mamelodi, where taxi owners continue to oppose the introduction of the Autopax bus service in the area.

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