Prasa says SA’s passenger trains are 15% more reliable than they were just 8 weeks ago – and promises things will only get better

2019-10-11 06:48

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA plans to spend R6.5 billion to secure railway lines with concrete blocks – which it expects will increase revenue by R4.6 billion.

PICS: Couple posing for video sent flying by freight train

2019-08-02 14:44

A young couple posing for a video in front of railway tracks were blown off their feet when a speeding freight train passed just metres behind them.

Financial loss of train coaches totals more than R600m since April 2018

2019-03-12 19:28

The total financial loss of train coaches from April 2018 due to aging stock, vandalism, theft and derailment amounted to more than R630m.

Video of Swedish police dragging a pregnant black woman off a train sparks controversy

2019-02-04 17:08

The pregnant woman said the incident began when she couldn't find her travel card and an agent issued her a fine.

Inside Eurostar's London business lounge, which has a free cocktail bar with its own brand of gin

2018-12-09 15:02

The experience starts before you even get on board.

China is blocking 'misbehaving' people from getting jobs, or taking flights and train trips

2018-05-21 11:18

The social credit system is made up of blacklists punishing citizens for bad behaviour by preventing people from travelling, getting loans or jobs, staying in hotels, and even limiting internet access.

While the bus strike continues, we should be able to rely on Metrorail, right? Right?

2018-04-26 00:00

Metrorail is proof that we need more reliable back up transport services while bus drivers are striking.

WATCH: Dramatic moment train commuters help save a man’s life after he falls in front of an oncoming train

2017-08-29 14:17

A group of heroic commuters quickly sprang into action to save a helpless man who fell on to the train tracks

REPORT: Train carrying BMWs derails, 97 cars damaged

2016-12-06 08:45

Authorities report a train carrying nearly 100 BMWs from a factory in South Carolina has derailed, damaging 97 vehicles.

Chanel, Vuitton and Dior just changed fashion shows forever

2016-06-01 10:25

All aboard the Christian Dior express! The cruise 2017 collection setting was magical.


Drone footage captures images of a derailed train that was carrying bombs, grenades, and vegetable oil

2019-06-21 12:56

A drone captured 22 derailed cars on a train carrying military munitions and hazardous materials. The train derailed Wednesday morning in Nevada.

A man reportedly left a valuable Picasso vase worth R55 000 on a train, and no one can find it

2019-02-28 07:45

The 76-year-old man reportedly stored the 25cm-tall vase inside a large shopping bag while travelling from German city Kassel to Dusseldorf.

I rode Africa's first superfast bullet train, and I understand why it's controversial

2019-01-28 08:59

While the R30 billion train is impressive, it's hard not to think of public debate in Morocco, which leaves critics questioning its economic viability.

Watch: The world's first hydrogen-powered commuter train

2018-09-28 09:22

The world's first commuter service using a prototype hydrogen-powered train is now running in Germany.


2018-05-17 17:00

RESIDENTS of Addo said the railway crossing in their area was a ticking time bomb just waiting to explode.

WATCH: Commuters risk their lives on overcrowded Metrorail train

An overcrowded Metrorail train with passengers travels through the central line in Cape Town, reaching Netreg station hours after its arrival time. Watch.

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That was close! Rider leaps to save his life as a high-speed train approaches

A rider nearly lost his life as he was forced to dive out of the path of a speeding train while attempting to recover his motorbike.

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WATCH: Land Rover's smallest model pulled a 100-tonne train!

The Land Rover Discovery Sport shows its towing capability as it pulls a 100-tonne train along a track in the Rhine region of Northern Switzerland.

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‘SA’ train ride for queen to mark reign

2015-09-10 09:45

KEEPING it short, Queen Elizabeth yesterday told her subjects her ­becoming the longest reigning ­British monarch was not a record she ever aspired to.

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