MyCiTi suspension on N2 hits Cape Town commuters hard in the pocket

2019-08-16 09:57

Khayelitsha residents are battling to get to work in Cape Town, as the suspension of the MyCiTi service on the N2 enters its 10th week.

PICS: Arson suspected after fire destroys train coach, carriage in Somerset West

2019-08-08 20:48

A case of arson is being investigated after a train caught alight in Somerset West on Thursday afternoon, Western Cape police said.

This is why Metrorail employees are striking

2019-07-26 10:33

Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) employees - or at least some of them - are holding a one-day strike.

WATCH: Shock as Cape Town bus driver caught scrolling on phone while driving

2019-07-25 12:09

A man travelling by bus to the Cape Town CBD this week was shocked when he saw the driver focusing on his phone while navigating the road. WATCH NOW.

WATCH | A Khayelitsha resident's daily commuting nightmare

2019-07-21 10:00

As the MyCiTi N2 express service remains suspended, thousands of commuters have had to find alternative transport, but it's taking its toll on their pockets and their time. WATCH NOW.

The Gautrain wants to use levies paid by people across South Africa – such as vehicle registration fees – to fund much of its huge planned expansion

2019-07-18 05:58

The Gautrain expansion is due to see an additional 150km railway track, and 18 stations added to the network – and it hopes all of South Africa will help to pay for it.

GOOD wants Mbalula to take the wheel of suspended MyCiTi N2 Express

2019-07-15 19:13

"Many commuters said they feel like the rest of the city has forgotten them," said GOOD's Brett Herron.

Boy, 13, dies after falling from train into embankment

2019-07-01 08:03

The body of a teenage boy has been found in an embankment beneath a railway line in Naledi in Soweto.

WATCH: New Delhi to offer free public transport for 850 000 women

2019-06-05 11:08

New Delhi's government says that almost a million women will enjoy free public transport as part of an attempt to make the Indian capital safer.

40% of Metrorail trains are out-of-service

2019-05-17 08:49

Train commuters will continue to bear the brunt of an ineffective rail service, as Prasa scrambles to get additional trains into service amid dwindling ticket sales.


Mbalula has 100 days to modernise the railway system

2019-08-09 09:30

As part of the "100-day commitment" to turn around the state of South African railways, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, with Prasa, launched the "War Room".

Most commuter trains still on track during strike - Prasa

2019-07-26 16:20

Metrorail's trains in the Western Cape are chugging along as normal during the strike, according to the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa.

More cable theft stalls Cape Town trains ahead of safety strike

2019-07-25 12:11

Thieves have struck again at Metrorail, this time carrying off rail springs and setting off severe delays on a busy Cape Town line.

Metrorail strike: 'Send the SANDF to our train stations'

2019-07-23 07:28

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa employees - or at least some of them - will embark on a one-day strike on Friday.

Basics before bullet trains - Winde on bid to take over Western Cape trains

2019-07-18 17:31

The Western Cape government intends taking over the province's rail network from national government and to license private operators to get systems running reliably instead of focusing on "bullet trains", Premier Alan Winde says.

Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express impasse escalated to national and provincial govt

2019-07-16 18:18

The City of Cape Town is hoping that provincial and national transport departments can help get the MyCiTi N2 Express running to Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain again.

WATCH: Passenger forced to take the wheel after Joburg taxi driver gets pepper sprayed

2019-07-04 10:11

A female passenger takes the wheel of a taxi in the Johannesburg CBD when the driver nurses his pepper-sprayed eyes. WATCH NOW.

While Mbalula dreams of bullets trains, commuters want to wake up from Metrorail nightmare

2019-06-26 19:18

To see first-hand what commuters face in the Western Cape, Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula planned to take a train from Khayelitsha to Langa but the trip did not go as planned.

The 'anti-groping app' has become a hit in Japan - could it be something that would work in South Africa?

2019-05-22 17:07

People are raving about the Japanese anti-groping app. Should SA be taking notes?

Taxi scrapping allowance increased to 'professionalise' the industry - Nzimande

2019-04-26 18:52

The Department of Transport has increased the mini-bus taxi scrapping allowance from R91 100 to R124 000 per vehicle.

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