Metrorail

How an honest PRASA worker turned down corrupt money and helped uncover fraud

Over R9-million worth of bogus claims processed in just six months - in a scheme that could run back to 2014

By

News | 18 November 2022

Waiting for the scrapheap: hundreds of Shosholoza Meyl’s rusted carriages to be scrapped and sold

Most of PRASA’s long-distance train carriages “obsolete”

By

News | 3 November 2022

Appeal court trashes Siyangena’s R5.5-billion appeal bid

Ex-PRASA contractor “rightly found by the high court to have been complicit to the corruption, impropriety and maladministration”

By

Law | 1 November 2022

After two years the Ga-Rankuwa to Pretoria train is running again. We tried it

PRASA says it’s still working to get the Pretoria to Johannesburg line running again

By and

News | 28 October 2022

PRASA’s deadline looms for fixing Pretoria’s ruined train stations

Stations on the Pienaarspoort to Pretoria line are supposed to be fixed by December. Some progress has been made.

By

News | 28 September 2022

These graphs show PRASA’s disastrous state

No trains, no hope? We show just how bad things are at PRASA.

By

Analysis | 21 September 2022

This is Cape Town’s best run train

Activists protest at Mini Blue Train to highlight PRASA’s failures

By

Brief | 20 September 2022

Mbalula sticking to December deadline to fully open Cape Town’s Central Line

An agreement has been signed with communities occupying the railway line

By

Brief | 9 September 2022

PRASA whistleblower speaks out

It’s not just the masters of corruption that need to be brought to justice but the consultants and bureaucrats who helped them

By

Opinion | 23 August 2022

Doubts over PRASA’s commitment to uphold High Court corruption judgment

#UniteBehind seek to join Siyangena–PRASA case in the Supreme Court of Appeal after rail agency moves to reach settlement in corrupt contract

By

News | 15 July 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land

By

Brief | 14 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines

By

News | 12 May 2022

Embarrassing court defeat for PRASA

Judge rules that agency defamed Pearl Munthali

By

Law | 20 April 2022

Metrorail’s Northern Line is coming back to life, but V-E-R-Y slowly

Trains still don’t stop at what was the line’s busiest station

By

News | 22 March 2022

No trains operating in the Eastern Cape for over two months

PRASA says “operational challenges” led it to the decision to stop all trains since 7 January

By

Brief | 11 March 2022