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Speaking at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) headquarters in Johannesburg, Mbalula painted a comprehensive picture of the progress the war room has made. He said that while vital steps have been taken to achieve their goals, it is still not enough.
Metrorail says two carriages that were part of a train travelling from Simon's Town to Cape Town, have caught alight. Watch.
A year after the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa chairperson promised to set aside women-and-children-only train carriages on Cape Town's Metrorail, the project appears to have been abandoned.
Metrorail's services to the central line in Cape Town were suspended because burning tyres were placed on the railway tracks between Langa and Bonteheuwel.
A 37-year-old man has been stabbed to death at the Goodwood railway station in Cape Town during the morning rush, police have said.
Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) employees - or at least some of them - are holding a one-day strike.
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa employees - or at least some of them - will embark on a one-day strike on Friday.
This is the latest in a string of train fires that are severely hampering Metrorail's services in the Western Cape.
Metrorail has welcomed the conviction and imprisonment of seven people who stole and damaged essential rail infrastructure in Cape Town.
An investigation has been launched into what led to the collision of a passenger train and a rail maintenance locomotive which left several passengers injured in Mamelodi, Pretoria on Saturday.
Thieves stole 268 meters of contact wire overnight on the train line between Kuils River and Bellville, Metrorail says.
Metrorail has announced several train lines will be out of service on certain routes in the Western Cape, requesting commuters to take different routes or use alternative transportation.
Commuters have been warned to use other forms of transport as no trains can move in and out of the Vereeniging complex.
The body of a 16-year-old pupil has been discovered next to train tracks between the Hazendal and Pinelands railway stations in Cape Town.
Stranded train commuters in Lenasia, Johannesburg have expressed sympathy for striking Metrorail employees.
Thieves have struck again at Metrorail, this time carrying off rail springs and setting off severe delays on a busy Cape Town line.
Two Cape Town commuters have suffered minor injuries after they jumped off a train when it caught alight between Melton Rose and Blackheath stations, Metrorail said.
To see first-hand what commuters face in the Western Cape, Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula planned to take a train from Khayelitsha to Langa but the trip did not go as planned.
Train services have resumed in Pretoria after a collision left over 50 people injured on Saturday afternoon, Metrorail has said.
Metrorail has confirmed a collision between a train and a tamping machine in Mamelodi which has left a number of people injured.
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