ARTICLES RELATING TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT

WATCH | Train catches fire at station in Cape Town

2019-10-07 16:24

Metrorail says two carriages that were part of a train travelling from Simon's Town to Cape Town, have caught alight. Watch.

Railway safety: Fatalities down, injuries to commuters up by 23%

2019-10-01 15:19

The latest railway safety statistics have been revealed by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Women-only train carriage proposal derailed

2019-09-20 08:34

A year after the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa chairperson promised to set aside women-and-children-only train carriages on Cape Town's Metrorail, the project appears to have been abandoned.

Burning tyres on tracks delay Cape Town trains

2019-08-28 16:26

Metrorail's services to the central line in Cape Town were suspended because burning tyres were placed on the railway tracks between Langa and Bonteheuwel.

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 | 'It was lovely, so smooth!' - Soweto gogos take first Gautrain ride

2019-10-04 13:54

Senior citizens from Soweto have enjoyed a first-class trip on the Gautrain. WATCH NOW.

Bellville, Strand train services cancelled for weekend maintenance work

2019-09-27 05:12

Metrorail has announced several train lines will be out of service on certain routes in the Western Cape, requesting commuters to take different routes or use alternative transportation.

Vereeniging trains delayed due to a derailment

2019-09-18 08:18

Commuters have been warned to use other forms of transport as no trains can move in and out of the Vereeniging complex.

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.

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