ARTICLES RELATING TO METRORAIL

Man stabbed to death at Goodwood train station

2019-08-05 13:21

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.

This is why Metrorail employees are striking

2019-07-26 10:33

Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) employees - or at least some of them - are holding a one-day strike.

Metrorail strike: 'Send the SANDF to our train stations'

2019-07-23 07:28

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa employees - or at least some of them - will embark on a one-day strike on Friday.

Cape Town train fire damages two coaches

2019-07-08 22:02

This is the latest in a string of train fires that are severely hampering Metrorail's services in the Western Cape.

Seven people convicted of cable theft, attempted theft in Cape Town

2019-06-24 12:48

Metrorail has welcomed the conviction and imprisonment of seven people who stole and damaged essential rail infrastructure in Cape Town.

Probe launched into Mamelodi train, tamping machine collision

2019-06-02 07:07

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.

Metrorail woes continue as another train catches fire at Cape Town station

2019-05-29 17:37

Yet another train has caught fire at the Cape Town station, this time due to an electrical fault, says Metrorail.

Cape Town train arson accused referred for 30 days' mental observation

2019-05-02 11:52

A man accused of setting fire to trains at Cape Town station last month has been referred for mental observation.

R33m worth of damage caused by latest Cape Town train fire - Metrorail

2019-04-22 20:01

The cost of rolling stock repairs for the 12 train carriages gutted during a fire at the Cape Town station on Saturday is estimated at R33m, says Metrorail.

WATCH: Two trains on fire at Cape Town station, CBD engulfed in smoke

2019-04-21 16:28

Palls of smoke and smouldering debris billowed out of the Cape Town train station as two trains were on fire.

 

'They need to be protected' - stranded Gauteng commuters sympathise with striking Metrorail staff

2019-07-26 13:36

Stranded train commuters in Lenasia, Johannesburg have expressed sympathy for striking Metrorail employees.

More cable theft stalls Cape Town trains ahead of safety strike

2019-07-25 12:11

Thieves have struck again at Metrorail, this time carrying off rail springs and setting off severe delays on a busy Cape Town line.

PICS: Two commuters jump off burning train in Cape Town

2019-07-09 11:45

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.

While Mbalula dreams of bullets trains, commuters want to wake up from Metrorail nightmare

2019-06-26 19:18

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 back on track in Pretoria – Metrorail

2019-06-02 20:54

Train services have resumed in Pretoria after a collision left over 50 people injured on Saturday afternoon, Metrorail has said.

PICS: Newly launched train, tamping machine collide in Mamelodi, several injured

2019-06-01 21:19

Metrorail has confirmed a collision between a train and a tamping machine in Mamelodi which has left a number of people injured.

Train pain: Cape Town is not giving up on running Metrorail

2019-05-26 07:59

City of Cape Town councillor Angus McKenzie maintains the Democratic Alliance run metro would not give up its fight to have national government cede management responsibility of the Metrorail network in that city.

CCTV footage used to nab suspect linked to Cape Town train blaze

2019-04-22 22:04

One suspect has been arrested in connection with the fire that damaged several train carriages in Cape Town on Sunday.

Cape Town train fire: sinister force at work to reverse ANC government gains - Nzimande

2019-04-22 14:05

Transport minister Blade Nzimande has blamed the recent burning of two Metrorail trains at Cape Town Station on a relentless force determined to reverse gains that the ANC government has made.

Two more losses hit grieving family of pupil killed on Metrorail

2019-04-19 15:47

The grieving family of Metrorail victim Simo Kwepe, has suffered two more tragic losses since his death.

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