Gautrain delayed owing to cable theft

2019-01-17 08:16

Delays of around 20 minutes to OR Tambo airport are expected.

Transport subsidies must benefit the poor, not the 'better off' – Nzimande

2018-11-08 16:20

Public transport subsidies favour the privileged more than they benefit working class and poor commuters, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Gautrain says it has taken legal steps to prevent intimidation during strike

2018-07-30 19:09

It did not on Monday evening divulge details around what the legal actions were, or what additional safety measures it would implement, as the indefinite strike continues.

Inside the construction cartel's 'breakfast club'

2018-04-22 06:43

New testimony in the ongoing construction cartel prosecution case has shed light on the day-to-day mechanics of rigging tenders on everything from hotels to the Lesotho Highlands Water Project and the Gautrain.

Gautrain boosts property prices

2017-11-05 06:00

Since the establishment of the Gautrain station in Rosebank, northern Johannesburg, property prices in the area have rocketed.

Public transport faces probe

2017-05-14 06:19

The Competition Commission is launching its fifth market inquiry, this time looking to intervene in the fraught public transport sector and its long history of turf wars, selective subsidies and high prices.

National bus strike continues 'indefinitely'

2017-04-12 22:11

The national bus strike is expected to continue after unions and employers were unable to reach an agreement over a pending salary increase.

Stop spending transport money on white elite - Cosatu

2016-10-05 21:24

Government should stop spending money on public transport projects for the white elite, Cosatu said.

Chaos at Gautrain stations after unexpected delays

2016-07-21 17:36

Gautrain users have been warned of delays of up to half an hour after an unexpected power outage earlier.

Gautrain apologises for OR Tambo, Sandton route disruptions

2016-06-01 10:35

Hundreds of Gautrain commuters have arrived late at their destinations after the train service experienced delays on its OR Tambo and Sandton-Park Station routes, the company says.


Man in Ndebele garb wants to sue Gautrain after he was barred from boarding train

2018-11-08 16:45

Gautrain faces possible court action after a man dressed in traditional Ndebele garb was not allowed to board a train because he was not dressed "appropriately".

Gautrain seeks R4bn for new trains

2018-11-08 06:31

Gautrain is is seeking R4bn to increase its number of trains by 50% ahead of a potential expansion to other parts of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Gautrain strike could have devastating economic impact says Chamber of Commerce

2018-07-30 15:50

Commuters have been advised to make alternative transport arrangements as the Gautrain is operating a reduced service, with no off-peak travel and only three stations open.

Marah Louw's book launches #GautrainReads

2017-10-01 11:30

It was an intimate gathering with Marah Louw, whose book is to be the first in the series #GautrainReads.

Government issues temporary licences to taxis to compensate for bus strike

2017-04-13 21:41

The Department of Transport says it has issued temporary and special operating licences to taxi operators to compensate for the nationwide bus strike.

Gauteng govt to cough up R1.3bn in Gautrain settlement

2016-11-18 13:43

The Gauteng provincial government and Bombela Concession Company are to pay R1.3bn in a settlement agreement.

Underground Gautrain tunnels get ‘4G+’ coverage

2016-09-06 11:26

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom says it has installed a 4G+ network in underground tunnels along Gauteng’s Gautrain routes.

How metered taxis ‘blocked’ Uber from JHB station

2016-06-09 15:06

Metered taxi drivers used orange traffic cones from a drop-off zone outside Johannesburg’s Park Station to block off Uber drivers, say eyewitnesses.

The disruption in car ownership

2016-05-17 12:00

Individual mobility options like public transport, Uber and car-sharing are shaping change in the automotive industry.

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