ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

WATCH | Another passenger train burns in Cape Town

2020-01-25 20:05

A passenger train has caught fire in Cape Town between the Kentemade and Century City stations.

SAA business rescue adds to SA Express financial woes - court papers

2020-01-23 05:00

A former supplier of SA Express says the airline's financial position is worsened by the fact that one of its debtors, SAA is currently under business rescue.

Metrorail 'resolves matter' after Eskom's notice to cut Western Cape rail power

2020-01-22 17:36

Metrorail in the Western Cape says it has come to an arrangement with Eskom after receiving notice of its intention to cut power supply over unpaid bills.

North West school transport operators fail to collect and drop pupils

2020-01-18 11:21

Some North West school transport operators have failed to collect and drop pupils since schools reopened three days ago.

Fire at Braamfontein depot destroys 20 coaches, no injuries reported

2019-12-20 19:56

Gauteng Metrorail confirmed coaches in the Braamfontein yard have caught fire. No injuries were reported.

Mbalula: Reopening of N2 Umhlatuze River bridge 'by no means a small step'

2019-12-06 21:23

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has praised the completed upgrade of the Umhlatuze River bridge between the Mtunzini toll plaza and Empangeni, saying it is "by no means a small step for road users".

WATCH | This Afghan woman drives 'Pink Shuttle' buses to help women navigate their conservative society

2019-11-27 15:39

Parisa Haidary gets behind the steering wheel of a mini-bus, kicks off her high heels and with a socked foot presses the accelerator, carefully easing the 10-seater into Kabul's ever-clogged traffic.

City of Tshwane suspends bus operations following wage disputes

2019-11-18 21:52

The City of Tshwane has suspended A Re Yeng Bus Rapid Transport and A Re Yeng Mamelodi Bus operations following wage disputes, the municipality has revealed.

City of Tshwane hopes to restore bus services by Tuesday afternoon

2019-11-11 22:22

City of Tshwane officials hope Tshwane Bus Services (TBS) will be back in operation by Tuesday afternoon - pending the outcome of negotiations, the City said in a statement.

Mbalula on mission to modernise Prasa amid commuter dissatisfaction

2019-11-04 16:42

Speaking at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) headquarters in Johannesburg, Mbalula painted a comprehensive picture of the progress the war room has made. He said that while vital steps have been taken to achieve their goals, it is still not enough.

 

Festive season road deaths: Over 600 pedestrians killed, making up majority of fatalities

2020-01-23 19:46

Accidents involving pedestrians accounted for the majority of the 1 617 road fatalities during the 2019/2020 festive season.

Mbalula sounds warning to heads of transport entities: Zero tolerance for 'havens of corruption'

2020-01-22 22:09

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has lambasted government transport entities, saying lawlessness will not be tolerated.

WATCH | 58 children crammed into 14-seater minibus taxi

2020-01-21 20:45

The driver of a minibus taxi, pulled over by Bela-Bela metro officers, has been charged with overloading when 58 schoolchildren were found crammed into his vehicle.

WATCH | Man who allegedly threw brick at taxi found hours after social media post

2020-01-16 20:47

In the video, the man can be seen hitting another taxi's window with a brick. As the taxi drives off, the man throws the brick against its window.

WATCH | Do you know these suspects wanted for arson at Cape Town train station?

2019-12-08 12:42

Metrorail has released footage captured on CCTV of two of the men wanted for the fires which recently effectively crippled Cape Town’s rail network.

Mbalula lays into Western Cape Judge President following Prasa ruling: 'Does he know how to run trains'?

2019-11-28 21:29

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe following his ruling against Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) earlier this month.

Court orders Prasa to create safety plan for railway security

2019-11-19 16:42

Three security companies have won a court application against the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa in which they argued that the early termination of their contracts, without the finalisation of an alternative contract, put passenger safety at risk.

Gautrain maintenance to affect Pretoria commuters

2019-11-16 09:33

There will be no trains between Centurion, Pretoria and Hatfield on November 16 and November 17, although a free bus service will run.

Transport union disputes Prasa's war room 'success' after Mbalula announcement

2019-11-04 18:58

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a lot of progress has been made since the war room's inception, however, the United National Transport Union believes otherwise.

Traffic flowing again as Johannesburg's M2 highway reopens after R160m overhaul

2019-11-04 08:02

Johannesburg motorists no longer needed to battle congestion, detours and frustration as the M2 bridge was reopened following a R160m overhaul that lasted nearly eight months.

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