Govt and Prasa working on a plan, says Autopax on partial salaries

2020-01-26 15:37

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.

R1bn to be spent on Cape Town’s broken Central Line, promises Prasa

2020-01-23 21:32

But line still won’t be fully open until 2021.

Lawyers dump Prasa after failure to pay R19m

2020-01-17 09:54

This means the agency has no lawyers in disputes, some of them imminent, involving billions of rands.

Train coach destroyed by fire in Cape Town

2020-01-16 10:49

A train coach has been destroyed overnight by a fire in Retreat in Cape Town.

Power failure at Cape Town station temporarily halts train operations

2020-01-14 10:29

A power failure at the Cape Town station temporarily halted some train operations, Metrorail says.

Fire at Braamfontein depot destroys 20 coaches, no injuries reported

2019-12-20 19:56

Gauteng Metrorail confirmed coaches in the Braamfontein yard have caught fire. No injuries were reported.

2 teens arrested for allegedly torching 18 train carriages in Cape Town

2019-12-11 22:10

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.

WATCH | Do you know these suspects wanted for arson at Cape Town train station?

2019-12-08 12:42

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.

Prasa permanent board to be appointed soon - Mbalula

2019-12-04 10:39

The transport minister says the appointment of a permanent board will go a long way in "restoring stability" at the entity.

Prasa to appeal High Court rulings that reinstated security companies' contracts

2019-11-29 21:54

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 unable to pay employees full January salaries

2020-01-25 21:27

Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City buses, won't be able to pay its employees full salaries for January

WATCH | Two Prasa stations closed indefinitely after mass vandalism

2020-01-17 19:11

Prasa releases footage of vandalised Metrorail and Shosholoza Meyl stations that have either been closed or had services suspended indefinitely due to vandalism.

Prasa a breeding ground for 'non-performers and wrongdoers', says administrator

2020-01-17 05:00

Prasa administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo spoke of "questionable decisions" and "disastrous consequences" at the passenger rail agency.

Nightmare start to 2020 for thousands of Cape Town commuters

2020-01-14 13:54

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.

Govt must protect rail infrastructure, Prasa assets - Mosebenzi Zwane after 24 carriages torched

2020-01-06 21:54

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.

Cabinet approves Mbalula placing Prasa under administration

2019-12-17 17:43

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula placed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa under administration last week.

Mbalula dissolves Prasa interim board, places it under administration

2019-12-09 11:32

Bongisizwe Mpondo has been appointed administrator of the struggling state-owned passenger rail agency.

Fake Prasa 'Dr' Daniel Mthimkhulu loses bid for leave to appeal R5.7m judgment

2019-12-06 13:51

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.

Prasa offers R100 000 reward for information on Cape Town train arsonists

2019-12-02 05:27

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.

Mbalula lays into Western Cape Judge President following Prasa ruling: 'Does he know how to run trains'?

2019-11-28 21:29

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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