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.

Ramaphosa must deploy soldiers to ensure our safety – Prasa workers

2019-07-26 10:13

Unionised workers at Prasa have embarked on a nationwide strike calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take steps to ensure a safer working environment and a safe and reliable train service for commuters.

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.

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.

A war room, hiring CEOs, 'fresh thinking': Mbalula's plan to fix transport enterprises

2019-07-09 19:56

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says appointing permanent CEOs at entities that fall under his department will be top of the list of priorities.

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.

Faulty Transnet tamping machine blamed for collision that injured 66 people

2019-06-05 23:11

A Transnet Freight Rail tamping machine has been blamed for causing a crash, involving a new Metrorail train, that injured 64 passengers and two crew members.

 

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.

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.

Commuter trains set for 'limited service' on day of mass action

2019-07-25 22:01

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says its commuter rail operator Metrorail will provide only limited service on the day of a national strike due to take place on Friday.

Fikile Mbalula names new transport director general who will tackle e-tolls, Prasa

2019-07-24 14:39

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has named Alec Moemi as director general of the transport department.

Mbalula lays out plan to address Prasa woes

2019-07-12 18:15

Chief among his plans is to see the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) employ new security companies with performance-based contracts.

Prasa sacks company secretary following investigation

2019-07-01 15:44

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has dismissed its company secretary who was found guilty following a series of investigations.

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.

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.

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