METRORAIL

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GROUNDVIEW: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to fix PRASA. Here’s what he needs to do

Metrorail broke down because of state capture

By GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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PRASA officials implicated in corruption asked to make court submissions

Court rules that a trial isn’t needed, but Lucky Montana and others must have an opportunity to give their side

By Zoë Postman - 8 March 2019
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PRASA vs Siyangena: court decision on Friday

Judges to rule whether or not case will go to trial

By Zoë Postman - 6 March 2019
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Former PRASA Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud

Mthuthuzeli Swartz, who is also accused of stealing railway lines and sleepers, attacks #UniteBehind and makes allegations against his former colleagues

By Joseph Chirume and GroundUp Staff - 28 February 2019
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“Prosecute the PRASA thieves”

Activists fighting for a decent Metrorail service protest at NPA

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 February 2019
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PRASA says rail enforcement units are succeeding

Capetonians spend more time in traffic because people have stopped using Metrorail, says city councillor

By Ashraf Hendricks - 14 February 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Ramaphosa’s SONA offered much hope but it had a serious omission

State capture’s most visible effect is the breakdown of Metrorail

By GroundUp Editors - 8 February 2019
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Dead man found on railway tracks

Police suspect he was a robber

By Tariro Washinyira - 30 January 2019

High Court judge accused of “impeachable conduct”

#UniteBehind has lodged a complaint against Judge Tintswalo Annah Nana Makhubele with the JSC

By Kim Reynolds - 25 January 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Our train service is a victim of state capture

PRASA’s corruption has cost lives and left commuters across the country in distress

By GroundUp Editors - 24 January 2019
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Former PRASA Rail boss denies charges against him

“My role in this case is to clarify the allegation … All other charges do not relate to me” says Mthuthuzeli Swartz

By GroundUp Staff - 24 January 2019
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PRASA’s safety permit could still be revoked

Manual train signalling and driver fatigue a major concern for safety regulator

By Zoë Postman - 24 January 2019
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Why are the lights off at PRASA?

Claims, counter claims and racketeering allegations in PRASA fencing contract

By Steve Kretzmann - 13 December 2018
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PRASA ordered to cough up after commuter pushed out of train

Masibulele Rautini would not have been injured “had PRASA ensured the doors were kept closed”

By Aidan Jones - 7 December 2018
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Appeal Court strikes down infamous locomotive contract

Former CEO Lucky Montana misled PRASA board, says court

By Wilmien Wicomb - 4 December 2018
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Judge criticises judge in PRASA case

Judge Tintswalo Nana Makhubele “ought not to to undertake any judicial duties until she clears her name of the allegations against her”

By Kelly Vinett - 29 November 2018