Prasa closes Pretoria train station for 40 days for maintenance

2018-12-14 14:54

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa will be carrying out maintenance at the station, completely closing it to the public for at least 40 days.

Using Metrorail is bad enough if you can see: it's worse if you're blind

2018-11-09 09:42

Using Metrorail in Cape Town is a challenge for any commuter, but much worse if you are blind.

Vandalism on trains is 'beyond our call of duty' - Prasa

2018-10-25 15:56

Addressing vandalism on trains is "beyond our call of duty", says Passenger Rail Agency South Africa spokesperson Nana Zenani.

Some Cape Town commuters spend nearly half their income on transport - Mayco member

2018-10-15 21:29

Low-income families in outlying suburbs like Khayelitsha spend some 43% of their income on transport, says Mayco Member for Transport and Urban Development Brett Herron.

Cape Town's transport crisis is costing the economy

2018-10-07 08:00

With South Africa continuing to battle economic headwinds, and desperate to create jobs and socio-economic upliftment, it is important to not lose sight of the economic importance of transportation, writes Ryan Ravens.

Prasa must keep its promises – #UniteBehind calls for 'delay repay' campaign

2018-10-04 22:57

The #UniteBehind coalition says poor service by Metrorail amounts to a "broken promise to commuters".

#UniteBehind to launch #DelayRepay campaign at Cape Town Station

2018-10-04 07:39

The #DelayRepay campaign is a response to the "disastrous" deterioration of the Metrorail service, says #UniteBehind.

'A sinister force' plotting to destroy CT trains - the City's Brett Herron

2018-09-28 22:14

A "sinister force" is attempting to destroy Cape Town's railway stations, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport Brett Herron suspects after three train carriages were set alight.

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Clayde Pasquallie (21) says he never expected to be assaulted and robbed when he began his journey home to Belhar on Friday; much less by Metrorail security guards.

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Metrorail restores service between Pretoria and JHB following cable theft

2018-09-19 15:53

The train service between Pretoria and Johannesburg has been restored after criminals cut overhead wires, says Metrorail.

 

Boss 'didn't even wait for me to explain why I was late' - Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

2018-11-28 08:30

"He didn’t even wait for me to explain why I was late. I was just told to pack my things and leave," says Philile Nzimande, who was fired from her job because of Durban Metrorail train delays.

Cape Town's new Rail Enforcement Unit hits the ground running, makes first arrest

2018-10-29 16:52

One hundred members of the new Rail Enforcement Unit have undertaken their maiden voyage at Cape Town train station.

Metrorail commuter opens case, claiming he was assaulted

2018-10-24 05:18

A Cape Town Metrorail commuter has filed a complaint with police, alleging that ticket checkers and security guards assaulted him earlier this month.

Prasa trains will operate as usual despite intended suspension

2018-10-07 17:43

Commuters can breathe a sigh of relief after Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) announced that they will continue to operate, despite a potential suspension by the Rail Safety Regulator (RSR).

Prasa suspension may result in nationwide shutdown of all rail services

2018-10-06 18:56

The possible suspension of Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa’s operation permit may result in the nationwide shutdown of all rail services.

Number of passengers injured in Kempton Park train crash climbs to over 300

2018-10-04 21:43

Metrorail says 32 of the 320 injured commuters involved in a train crash at a station in Kempton Park suffered serious, but not critical injuries.

No takers yet for R100 000 reward for Cape train arson info

2018-10-01 14:34

The Western Cape government's offer of a R100 000 reward for information that will put train arsonists behind bars has not yet been claimed, Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

Three separate train fires delay Western Cape commuters

2018-09-28 15:08

As a result of the incident, train journey times will increase by more than an hour while investigations are ongoing and the area is being cleared, says Metrorail.

Police slam Prasa on rail safety

2018-09-27 06:11

A top police officer has blamed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa for the lack of safety on Cape Town's trains.

Metrorail activists want rail crisis to be declared a national disaster

2018-09-14 07:36

Activist group #UniteBehind has called for Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande to declare the rail crisis a national disaster.

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