Prasa terminates employment of former company secretary

2019-05-22 19:07

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has terminated the employment contract of its former company secretary - currently the general manager responsible for risk management.

40% of Metrorail trains are out-of-service

2019-05-17 08:49

Train commuters will continue to bear the brunt of an ineffective rail service, as Prasa scrambles to get additional trains into service amid dwindling ticket sales.

'Let Western Cape manage its own Prasa network' - DA to national government

2019-04-24 17:16

The Democratic Alliance has called on national government to grant the Western Cape and Cape Town metro the authority to manage Prasa's network and stations.

Nzimande extends term of Prasa's interim board by 6 months

2019-04-11 20:30

The Prasa interim board's term will be extended by six months while the company undertakes an organisational analysis aimed at helping to turn the state-owned entity around, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

Hopeful, but realistic: A Cape Town train commuter's plea

2019-04-11 08:01

Unveiling a shiny, new train that will be introduced in the future is like putting a plaster over an open wound that needs surgery, writes Aaqeelah Floris.

Ramaphosa visits Prasa about rail improvements

2019-04-09 05:15

Not long after experiencing what rail commuters go through daily, President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to meet the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa in Cape Town.

347 arrests in 365 days: Prasa's beefed up security in the Cape yields results

2019-03-27 19:39

A year after the Passenger Rail Agency of SA in the Western Cape took on more security resources to stem the tide of criminality on trains, their data shows tangible progress is being made.

ANC promises new trains as Ramaphosa gets first-hand experience of a 3-hour train delay

2019-03-18 19:46

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "serious concern" after a delayed metro rail train he boarded on Monday arrived at its destination three hours behind schedule due to technical problems.

SAA needs an additional R4bn - Treasury

2019-02-20 14:22

SAA will require an additional R4bn for the 2019/20 financial year, the funding will be a mix of government guaranteed debt and recapitalisation, Treasury said.

'Our rail system quite frankly has gone to the dogs' - DA protests at Prasa offices

2019-01-30 18:55

The Democratic Alliance says the South African rail system has "gone to the dogs".

 

Prasa places more execs on special leave, suspension, as probes continue

2019-05-22 14:55

Prasa's board of control and Group CEO, Dr Nkosinathi Sishi have placed more executives either on suspension or special leave amid ongoing investigations at the state entity.

Hate speech, race and gender: Judge Makhubele lodges complaint against Judge Tuchten over Prasa judgment

2019-04-30 13:18

Judge Tintswalo Nana Makhubele has lodged a complaint with the Judicial Conduct Committee against Judge Neil Tuchten for “defamatory statements and unwarranted criticisms” against her.

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.

WATCH: First look at Cape Town's new trains

2019-04-11 16:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled two new trains at Cape Town Station as part of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's efforts to improve commuter services.

Ramaphosa 'happy' after two new Prasa trains unveiled

2019-04-09 17:18

President Cyril Ramaphosa is happy with Prasa's efforts to improve South Africa's railway service and declared this at the launch of two new trains in Cape Town.

Prasa fires 14 workers for attempted theft of new minibus taxis

2019-04-01 19:27

Fourteen security staff members who tried to rob the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa of company fleet vehicles and committed various other offences have been dismissed, the agency says.

Dear Mr President, now that you've experienced a train delay, let's get a few things straight

2019-03-20 05:00

On Monday, you found yourself stuck for hours on a train to nowhere. You seemed surprised, but surely this cannot be possible. You cannot act like you don't know that commuters are in mortal peril.

SA's train problems by the numbers and Nzimande's plan to solve them

2019-03-15 21:29

In the past five months, 24 trains and 289 coaches across South Africa have been vandalised or affected by theft, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Cops monitor Lenasia after protests over illegal electricity connections, area remains calm

2019-02-20 12:02

Police are monitoring Nirvana Drive in Lenasia following violent protests over illegal electricity connections.

High Court judge accused of 'impeachable conduct'

2019-01-25 16:01

Commuter activist group #UniteBehind has lodged a complaint against sitting Gauteng High Court Tintswalo Annah Nana Makhubele.

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