Another train carriage torched in Cape Town

2018-08-21 11:53

Firefighters have responded to a train in flames at Koeberg station, battling to douse the inferno that razed one carriage.

'This man knows why the trains are delayed' - commuters take a ride with Prasa regional manager

2018-08-09 18:18

Prasa regional manager Richard Walker has heard commuters' complaints about Metrorail during a train trip arranged by civil society group Public Transport Voice.

Metrorail fire victim speaks after months in hospital: 'I’ll never take the train again' (Warning: graphic image)

2018-08-03 14:52

It’s been a little over two months since Leigh Jansen was left with third degree burns to her face and upper body when the train she was travelling in caught alight.

Who is burning Cape Town’s trains?

2018-08-02 05:18

#UniteBehind has requested that President Cyril Ramaphosa declare the recent arson attacks on trains in Cape Town a national disaster.

Suspect in latest Metrorail train fire arrested in Cape Town

2018-07-31 16:55

With the help of an eyewitness, police and protection services officials were on the scene almost immediately after the fire was started and detained the suspect.

Prasa hunting down 'enemies' responsible for Cape Town train attacks

2018-07-29 20:00

All stops are being pulled out to find those responsible for three arson attacks on trains in Cape Town this month, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) board said on Sunday.

SEE: Another fire breaks out at train station in Cape Town, arson suspected

2018-07-28 18:20

Two carriages have been affected in a fire at Cape Town train station, which occurred at exactly the same platforms as a fire last weekend, the City has confirmed.

Cape Town rail transport 'situation' the worst in the country - Nzimande

2018-07-27 16:07

Cape Town's rail transport "situation" is the worst in the country, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, following the recent torching of trains and other vandalism.

Cape Town train fire platform repairs completed - Metrorail

2018-07-24 20:38

Repairs to the two platforms at Cape Town station damaged during a fire last week were completed on Tuesday.

Metrorail train delays expected at Cape Town station after coach fires

2018-07-22 23:09

Cape Town station's platforms 15 and 16 will be closed until further notice after two motor coaches and five passenger coaches went up in flames there, Metrorail says.


Stand-off over contract after Metrorail workers score CCMA win

2018-08-21 11:44

The CCMA ordered Prasa, trading as Metrorail Western Cape, to pay some R35m to almost 200 workers. But the matter has not yet been laid to rest, as applicants await their first payment and negotiations continue over their employment contracts.

Cape Town's burning trains: Here's what could be behind the destruction

2018-08-03 15:43

Only one arrest has been made in connection with the latest incidents of suspected sabotage as police continue to investigate the motive amid a lot of speculation.

'Safety permit is being finalised' - Prasa

2018-08-02 08:20

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it has been issued with a new safety permit, which is presently being "finalised".

INFOGRAPHIC: 32 train coaches damaged by arson in July alone - Metrorail

2018-08-01 14:09

An alleged arsonist is one of more than 30 people who have been arrested for a range of crimes committed on Metrorail Western Cape property in July.

Cape Town train attacks by numbers

2018-07-30 15:59

From mounting costs to commuter safety, here are 10 things you should know about the recent spate of attacks on Metrorail trains in the Western Cape.

‘Sinister force behind Cape Town train fires amid relentless attacks'

2018-07-28 22:55

The recent spate of train fires in Cape Town are the result of criminal activity which must be urgently halted, says mayoral committee member for transport and urban development Brett Herron.

Overcrowded, delayed and dangerous: Mom forced to pass baby through train window

2018-07-28 07:42

If commuters thought Metrorail couldn’t get worse, it did this week. Cape Town’s central line is operating with eight train sets. It needs 33.

Another Metrorail train on fire in Cape Town, bringing the number of incidents to five

2018-07-26 12:02

Yet another Metrorail train is in flames in Cape Town, this time in Retreat.

Big win for Metrorail workers as CCMA orders R35.5m pay-out

2018-07-23 17:03

Metrorail Western Cape has been ordered by the CCMA to pay a total of about R35.5m to almost 200 of its workers.

R30m damage caused by Cape Town train fire

2018-07-22 15:50

Officials are trying to establish the cause of a fire at Cape Town station that destroyed a number of train units – leaving an estimated R30m cost of repair, Prasa says.

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