Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
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Autopax – the bus subsidiary of Prasa, which operates Translux and City to City – says government is "working on a plan" following an announcement that staff would only be paid half their salaries for January.
But line still won’t be fully open until 2021.
This means the agency has no lawyers in disputes, some of them imminent, involving billions of rands.
A train coach has been destroyed overnight by a fire in Retreat in Cape Town.
A power failure at the Cape Town station temporarily halted some train operations, Metrorail says.
Gauteng Metrorail confirmed coaches in the Braamfontein yard have caught fire. No injuries were reported.
The release of CCTV footage and pictures have led to the arrest of two minors allegedly behind the torching of a train in Cape Town.
Metrorail has released footage captured on CCTV of two of the men wanted for the fires which recently effectively crippled Cape Town’s rail network.
The transport minister says the appointment of a permanent board will go a long way in "restoring stability" at the entity.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa wants to appeal recent rulings by the Gauteng and Western Cape High Courts that reinstated the contracts of private security companies along with their 2 400 contract employees.
Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City buses, won't be able to pay its employees full salaries for January
Prasa releases footage of vandalised Metrorail and Shosholoza Meyl stations that have either been closed or had services suspended indefinitely due to vandalism.
Prasa administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo spoke of "questionable decisions" and "disastrous consequences" at the passenger rail agency.
It's a nightmare start to 2020 for thousands of long-suffering Cape Town commuters, with Metrorail's Central Line and the MyCiTi N2 bus service still suspended — and no sign that the services will be restored any time soon.
Appropriate measures must be taken to protect rail infrastructure and all assets belonging to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, transport portfolio committee chairperson Mosebenzi Zwane said after 24 carriages in Bloemfontein were set alight.
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula placed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa under administration last week.
Bongisizwe Mpondo has been appointed administrator of the struggling state-owned passenger rail agency.
A former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa executive, who was found to have lied about his qualifications, has lost his bid to appeal a High Court order that he should pay back R5.7m he received from Prasa since 2010.
A R100 000 reward has been offered for information that will lead to the conviction of four people believed to be behind an arson attack on two trains at Cape Town station.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe following his ruling against Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) earlier this month.
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