Satawu blasts commuters after attack on woman train driver

2020-02-19 20:14

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) says it is not the fault of train drivers that Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) infrastructure is dilapidated and causing delays.

Transport union disputes Prasa's war room 'success' after Mbalula announcement

2019-11-04 18:58

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a lot of progress has been made since the war room's inception, however, the United National Transport Union believes otherwise.

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.

UNTU concerned over Prasa safety permit after three rail incidents in KZN

2018-08-31 18:00

Three safety-related rail incidents in KwaZulu-Natal have prompted the United National Transport Union to question how the Passenger Rail Agency of SA was issued with a safety permit.

Gautrain says it has taken legal steps to prevent intimidation during strike

2018-07-30 19:09

It did not on Monday evening divulge details around what the legal actions were, or what additional safety measures it would implement, as the indefinite strike continues.

UniteBehind protesters assaulted by Prasa security - Zackie Achmat

2018-01-18 12:31

UniteBehind activists say they have been assaulted by Prasa security guards and men in plain clothes during a protest at the Cape Town railway station.

Transnet manager suspended for alleged assault

2017-03-17 16:24

A Transnet manager has been suspended for allegedly assaulting a security guard at a depot in Daveyton, on the East Rand.

We cannot fight railway crime alone – Prasa

2016-07-29 10:44

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it cannot fight increasing violent crime at South Africa’s train stations on its own.

Metrorail driver shot while waiting for train

2016-07-11 22:21

A Metrorail driver has been shot dead at the Netreg station in Cape Town while waiting for a train.


Transport union slams Prasa over escalating railway infrastructure vandalism

2019-11-15 21:58

The United National Transport Union say the decision by Prasa to terminate contracts of twenty private security companies at the end of October has left railway infrastructure vulnerable to vandalism.

WATCH | Train surfing youngsters have union up in arms

2019-10-29 19:58

An 11-year-old boy has been captured on video inciting his friends to join him in train surfing one of Transnet goods trains in KwaZulu-Natal.

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.

CCMA steps in to resolve Gautrain strike as train service cancelled for weekend

2018-08-03 15:30

After a week of limited rail routes and frustrated commuters, the Gautrain and the United National Transport Union have agreed to head to the Commission Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration to try resolve the strike.

Gautrain strike could have devastating economic impact says Chamber of Commerce

2018-07-30 15:50

Commuters have been advised to make alternative transport arrangements as the Gautrain is operating a reduced service, with no off-peak travel and only three stations open.

Train vandals must be treated like murderers, rapists and treasonists - union

2017-06-19 09:10

People caught vandalising transport infrastructure deserve to spend the rest of their lives in jail, the United National Transport Union (Untu) has said.

Numsa left empty handed at Transnet

2016-08-12 16:50

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has failed to get organisational rights at Transnet.

Prasa must account for 'barbaric' railway killings - union

2016-07-28 21:16

Prasa must be held accountable for the “senseless and barbaric” killings of train and security personnel, trade union Untu has said.

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