Prasa welcomes revoking of suspension, pledges safety compliance

2018-10-14 22:43

Prasa has said that it welcomed the revoking of a safety permit suspension notice which had been issued previously by the Railway Safety Regulator.

Sanral, RAF may grind to a halt - AG report

2018-10-10 16:23

The Auditor General doubts that operations at the SA National Roads Agency and the Road Accident Fund can continue in future given their liquidity challenges, MPs have heard.

Firefighters quell fresh blaze at Cape Town train station

2018-10-09 12:34

Firefighters have arrived at Cape Town train station to battle yet another train-related blaze after thick, black smoke permeated the air above the station.

Prasa operating permit suspension held over

2018-10-08 11:49

The North Gauteng High Court has held over the suspension of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's operating permit, the Railway Safety Regulator has confirmed.

Irregular expenditure by govt departments and state entities accumulate to R72.6bn - report

2018-10-07 12:12

Irregular expenditure by government departments and state entities have accumulated to R72.6bn, according to an analysis by the DA.

Kempton Park train crash: Nzimande calls for 'severe consequences' if human error cited

2018-10-05 11:16

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande wants an urgent report on the Kempton Park train crash, after 320 people were injured in the collision between two trains.

#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.

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.

Umlazi fires: Train commuters angry at lack of alternative transport - eyewitness

2018-09-21 16:30

Train commuters who went on a rampage in Umlazi after trains arrived late were angry because they were not provided with alternative transport, a local resident has said.

'Bleeding' Prasa not just broken, but in ICU, says interim CEO

2018-09-13 18:34

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has begun instituting disciplinary charges against those implicated in serious allegations of maladministration.


Court instructs Prasa to comply with requirements set by Railway Safety Regulator

2018-10-12 22:35

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has issued a supervisory order instructing the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to comply with the safety requirements set out by the Railway Safety Regulator.

Parly's transport committee grills Prasa on lack of progress

2018-10-09 21:11

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Transport has grilled the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's presentation at a meeting in Cape Town for lacking urgency and progress.

Train attacks: Prasa to brief Parliament on its strategy

2018-10-09 05:22

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is expected to brief Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Transport on its strategy for dealing with attacks on its trains.

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.

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".

'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.

Prasa engaging KZN government, community to end to violence at train stations

2018-09-26 12:20

The safety of railway staff has to be guaranteed before services are reinstated in KwaZulu-Natal, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA has said.

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.

Prasa commits to paying R16m for special Rail Enforcement Unit

2018-09-12 18:50

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it is fully committed to its part in the establishment of a special Rail Enforcement Unit, pledging to pay its R16m contribution towards the deployment of an additional 100 officers.

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