Gautrain extension to complement, not compete with Prasa

2017-03-05 06:00

The next multibillion-rand phase of the Gautrain project will complement rather than compete with the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) and the province’s integrated transport system, according to Gautrain Management Agency CEO Jack van der Merwe.

'Implicated' individuals are the ones attacking state assets - Metrorail

Another Metrorail train in Cape Town was set alight, this time in Kraaifontein. Metrorail Regional Manager Richard Walker joined us in studio to shed light on the recent acts of vandalism on the service, and the ongoing battle with disgruntled employees. Watch.

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Lucky gets lucky after R3bn deal

2015-05-31 15:06

Railway boss Lucky Montana has been linked through a questionable property sale to a company that bagged a R700 million tender from the government parastatal he heads.

Prasa: Trains back on schedule

2012-03-05 16:23

All Metrorail trains are running on schedule and staff have returned to work, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

Billions invested for green economy

2011-12-04 15:15

Government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of "greening" the South African economy, says President Jacob Zuma.

Why can't Cape Town Metrorail be like the Gautrain?

Another Metrorail train was torched last week, this time in Kraaifontein. In this final segment of the interview, Regional Manager Richard Walker weighs in on Metrorail's seeming under-investment, deferred maintenance and outdated technology. Watch.

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New Prasa trains hardly go anywhere - not even slowly

2015-08-23 15:00

Rail agency Prasa’s new Afro 4000 locomotives will not be allowed to travel on most of the main long-distance rail routes they were originally intended for.

Rolling stock companies invited to bid

2012-04-19 15:09

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has unveiled a R173bn bidding process for Metrorail's stock fleet renewal programme.

Prasa revamp to create 65 000 jobs

2012-02-14 15:35

Refurbishment of rolling stock and infrastructure will provide employment for more people, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

State eyes R137bn passenger rail upgrade

2011-11-02 10:44

The government is to inject R137bn of investment to modernise SA's passenger rail infrastructure, reports Business Day.

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