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Another MyCiTi bus torched as aggrieved drivers' strike continues

2018-11-22 14:01

One person has been arrested after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb at a MyCiTi bus in Koeberg road, Cape Town, say police.

Using Metrorail is bad enough if you can see: it's worse if you're blind

2018-11-09 09:42

Using Metrorail in Cape Town is a challenge for any commuter, but much worse if you are blind.

Cape Town's new Rail Enforcement Unit hits the ground running, makes first arrest

2018-10-29 16:52

One hundred members of the new Rail Enforcement Unit have undertaken their maiden voyage at Cape Town train station.

MyCiti bus strike enters third day

2018-10-17 09:27

A "wildcat" strike by MyCiti bus drivers entered its third day with some routes disrupted in Cape Town.

Search for train arson attackers must be intensified – Nzimande

2018-10-09 17:59

The entire security cluster of government must be involved in efforts to find those behind train attacks plaguing Prasa, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Number of passengers injured in Kempton Park train crash climbs to over 300

2018-10-04 21:43

Metrorail says 32 of the 320 injured commuters involved in a train crash at a station in Kempton Park suffered serious, but not critical injuries.

Three separate train fires delay Western Cape commuters

2018-09-28 15:08

As a result of the incident, train journey times will increase by more than an hour while investigations are ongoing and the area is being cleared, says Metrorail.

Police slam Prasa on rail safety

2018-09-27 06:11

A top police officer has blamed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa for the lack of safety on Cape Town's trains.

Angry Umlazi train commuters allegedly torch train cars over late arrival

2018-09-21 12:24

Angry train commuters allegedly set alight four cars and damaged a ticket office and motor train coach in Umlazi's J section, south of Durban, provincial police have said.


Boss 'didn't even wait for me to explain why I was late' - Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

2018-11-28 08:30

"He didn’t even wait for me to explain why I was late. I was just told to pack my things and leave," says Philile Nzimande, who was fired from her job because of Durban Metrorail train delays.

I took a taxi for the first time ever in Joburg after days of practicing my "after robot" exclamation

2018-11-16 17:28

Before this moment, I had sworn I would NEVER take a taxi in this city. This is the second in a series called #MyComfortZoneExit.

Another MyCiTi bus torched in Cape Town

2018-11-07 10:06

Another MyCiTi bus has been set alight - this time in Khayelitsha, following the torching of another bus in Milnerton.

New train manufacturing plant hailed, but Prasa's woes could delay rollout - reports

2018-10-26 11:14

A new train manufacturing plant has been hailed as a boon to the economy, but Prasa must upgrade its infrastructure before new trains can hit the rails.

EFF lends support to strike by MyCiTi employees

2018-10-16 16:39

EFF Cape metro secretary Banzi Dambuza says that he wants MyCiTi workers, who have gone on strike for a second day, to be heard and answered.

Prasa must keep its promises – #UniteBehind calls for 'delay repay' campaign

2018-10-04 22:57

The #UniteBehind coalition says poor service by Metrorail amounts to a "broken promise to commuters".

#UniteBehind to launch #DelayRepay campaign at Cape Town Station

2018-10-04 07:39

The #DelayRepay campaign is a response to the "disastrous" deterioration of the Metrorail service, says #UniteBehind.

Bellville, Bloekombos-Wallacedene taxi ranks reopened

2018-09-27 18:05

Both Bellville and Bloekombos-Wallacedene taxi ranks have been reopened, according to the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works.

Chaos at temporary rank following closure of Bellville taxi rank due to violence

2018-09-26 13:36

The Western Cape's transport MEC says the Bellville rank will reopen once it is safe following violence last week.

Wheelchair users protest for better transport

2018-09-20 09:07

Cape Town's Dial-a-Ride service has been criticised for being pricey and inaccessible.

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