METRORAIL

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Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts

By GroundUp Staff - 19 November 2019
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High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts

By Madison Yauger - 19 November 2019
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Trial of official accused of stealing railway line set for June

Mthuthuzeli Swartz and Nadhir Mohiudeen are accused of theft and fraud

By Joseph Chirume - 25 October 2019
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JSC dismisses complaint by Judge Makhubele against Judge Tuchten

Ruling vindicates Tuchten’s judgment that raised serious questions about Makhubele’s conduct at PRASA

By Drew Wayland - 9 October 2019
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Women-only train carriage proposal derailed

PRASA appears to have abandoned plan to set aside carriages for women and children

By Drew Wayland and Mary-Anne Gontsana - 20 September 2019
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Train driver pays the price for Metrorail inefficiency

Woman driver injured when commuters stoned her cabin

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 12 September 2019
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Train derailed at Bellville station

About 20 minor injuries

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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PRASA’s Swartz back in court in October

Hearing postponed again

By Joseph Chirume - 9 September 2019
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Make trains safer for women and children, demand commuters

#UniteBehind and other train commuters stage picket on Friday

By Ashraf Hendricks - 26 August 2019
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JSC in spotlight for slow adjudication of complaints against two judges

One complaint alleges state capture. The other alleges racism and sexism.

By Barbara Maregele - 23 August 2019
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EFF’s sinister sudden interest in PRASA

Party questions corruption investigation instead of corruption itself

By James Stent - 14 August 2019
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Top PRASA manager accused of selling 42km of railway line he didn’t own

Mthuthuzeli Swartz’s case is being heard in the Port Elizabeth Specialised Crimes Court

By Joseph Chirume - 6 August 2019
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Man charged with torching Metrorail carriages remanded in Pollsmoor hospital

He will appear again in court on 29 August

By Tariro Washinyira - 1 August 2019

JSC has sat on a complaint against a judge for over six months

“We can’t allow people that contribute or enable corruption to continue doing their work as if nothing happened” says activist

By Barbara Maregele - 31 July 2019
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Massive protests needed to change PRASA

UNTU has the right idea; the execution needs work

By GroundUp Editors - 30 July 2019
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Activists highlight how state capture affects everyday life

Collapse of Metrorail and policing is hurting poor people

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 28 July 2019