JSC dismisses complaint by Judge Makhubele against Judge Tuchten

2019-10-10 21:46

Ruling vindicates Tuchten’s judgment that raised serious questions about Makhubele’s conduct at Prasa.

Transport union slams cross-funding of state-owned entities

2019-10-07 16:47

The United National Transport Union has called on government to stop taking money from one state-owned company to finance another.

Prasa appoints two new execs after cleanup

2019-10-01 19:26

Prasa has placed a number of executives and senior officials on suspension in recent months, but on Tuesday the board announced the appointment of two executives.

Women-only train carriage proposal derailed

2019-09-20 08:34

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.

Autopax bus driver killed, one injured in drive-by shooting

2019-09-09 22:41

Two Autopax busses that were enroute to Johannesburg were shot at, resulting in one driver being killed and another critically wounded.

Prasa appoints first permanent chief financial officer since 2014

2019-09-02 16:09

Prasa has appointed a permanent chief financial officer, the first since 2014.

Prasa announces IT exec’s dismissal over illegal contract

2019-08-28 22:41

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa said Chris Mbhatha had been found guilty for his role in the illegal awarding of a contract and dismissed.

Poor Cape Town households spend 43% of income on transport – Mayco member

2019-08-21 14:14

Poor households in Cape Town spend about 43% of their income on transport, according to the City’s Mayco member for urban development, Felicity Purchase.

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.

Security challenges sapping resources, Prasa admits

2019-07-26 18:59

The United National Transport Union went on strike nationally on Friday, demanding that the South African National Defence Force be deployed to watch over stations and drivers.


Prasa financials too disorganised to audit - AG

2019-10-09 21:20

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has given Prasa a disclaimer of opinion in its 2018/19 annual report, saying management did not properly account for assets, fare revenue and other financial information.

Railway Safety Regulator is 'reckless' for allowing Prasa trains on tracks - transport union

2019-10-03 12:49

The United National Transport Union believes that the Railway Safety Regulator is reckless for allowing Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa trains to stay on the tracks.

Doctored qualifications: 'Dr' Daniel Mthimkhulu ordered to pay Prasa back R5.7m

2019-09-23 16:13

Daniel Mthimkhulu, a former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa executive who was fired for lying about his qualifications and who played a central role in the "too tall" trains tender scandal, has been ordered to pay Prasa back R5.7m.

'War room' working to get Prasa back on track as passenger trips plunge

2019-09-11 14:29

Passenger trips plunged from 634 million in 2010 to 208 million in the 2018-19 financial year, a 67% decrease over nine years.

Railway line theft: Case back in court in October

2019-09-09 12:29

The fraud and theft case of the former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa Mthuthuzeli Swartz and businessman Syed Nadhir Mohiudeen has been postponed again, to October 11.

Ramaphosa orders probe into passenger rail agency

2019-08-30 10:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred allegations of maladministration at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to the state’s Special Investigating Unit.

Judge vs Judge: JSC in a bind over complaints of state capture, racism and sexism

2019-08-24 07:15

The Judicial Services Commission is in spotlight for their slow adjudication of complaints against two judges. One complaint alleges state capture, while the other alleges racism and sexism.

Mbalula has 100 days to modernise the railway system

2019-08-09 09:30

As part of the "100-day commitment" to turn around the state of South African railways, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, with Prasa, launched the "War Room".

'Prasa was never captured' - former CEO Lucky Montana readies himself for state capture inquiry

2019-07-29 13:36

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa CEO Lucky Montana says he is "ready to testify before the Zondo commission" of inquiry into state capture.

Most commuter trains still on track during strike - Prasa

2019-07-26 16:20

Metrorail's trains in the Western Cape are chugging along as normal during the strike, according to the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa.

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