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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.
Civil rights body OUTA has laid charges of corruption and fraud against the former PRASA board for awarding a controversial 2013 locomotive contract to little-known company Swifambo.
Transnet is looking for funding to build a heavy haul railway line to link South Africa and Swaziland. In addition, the parastatal aims to complete a feasibility study next year into a Waterberg-Botswana coal rail link.
South Africa's rail passenger transport service risks coming to an abrupt halt over demands for a double-digit salary increase, a union federation warns.
SA’s rail commuter system needs a complete overhaul and therefore the Passenger Rail Agency has receive R172bn over ten year period, says Minister Dipuo Peters.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has incurred a R1bn loss for the 2014/15 financial year as SA's "archaic" rail system suffered from vandalism and theft.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been creating nothing but drama following the release of her report on the Passenger Rail Agency of SA, says ex-CEO Lucky Montana.
Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana will go to court in a bid to clear his name after Public Protector Thuli Madonsela implicated him in maladministration.
More investigations against Prasa are in the pipeline as the parastatal failed to provide Thuli Madonsela with information, the Public Protector says.
On Monday, you found yourself stuck for hours on a train to nowhere. You seemed surprised, but surely this cannot be possible. You cannot act like you don't know that commuters are in mortal peril.
Mpho Makwana has been appointed the new chairperson of the board of directors of Gibela Rail Transport Consortium, taking over from Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi.
Infrastructure projects can shape the economic future of a country. Government's role is to identify projects that would ensure broad-based economic development. But is this happening?
Prasa has concluded a deal with Huawei this week that will see the installation of one of Africa's first digital railway communications networks.
An integrated rail network system can cut the cost of doing business on the continent and link Africa’s distribution hubs with production centres, thereby improving economic growth and competitiveness.
A bidding process to supply locomotives to rail agency Prasa included 'irrational' specifications whose sole purpose was to rig the outcome, says Popo Molefe in court papers.
Transnet’s plan to widen the country’s railways will cost as much as R1.5trn, take years to implement and require the cooperation of neighbouring nations, it says.
Prasa ex-CEO Lucky Montana has voiced disappointment and surprise over the findings of the public protector's report into maladministration at the parastatal.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on maladministration at Prasa directly implicates axed CEO Lucky Montana on eight charges.
Here are the 13 complaints against Prasa which the public protector probed, and found were either unsubstantiated, or lacked sufficient evidence to make a finding.
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Western CapePlacement Point (Pty) Ltd
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