METRORAIL

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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
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The curious case of PRASA’s “simulated” robbery

Security guards released on bail after allegedly tying up fellow guards and attempting to steal vehicles

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 November 2018
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Durban Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

Several commuters complain of overcrowded carriages, delayed trains

By Nomfundo Xolo - 27 November 2018
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Billions spent on railway contracts. Yet Metrorail collapses

Roy Moodley, who is implicated in a leaked forensic report, says that criminal charges have been laid against GroundUp reporters

By Aidan Jones and Nathan Geffen - 16 November 2018
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New leaked reports show why train security has collapsed

Roy Moodley implicated in deals worth over R300 million

By Aidan Jones - 30 October 2018
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Metrorail commuter files assault charge

Passenger says ticket checkers and guards punched him when he entered the wrong carriage

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 October 2018
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VBS scandal: PRASA employee hailed for her role in saving R1 billion

Yvonne Page’s principled refusal to bend the rules saved PRASA from making a very bad investment, says Motau report

By Aidan Jones - 11 October 2018
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Train activists launch campaign to extend monthly tickets

47 carriages have been lost to fire so far in 2018 according to Metrorail manager

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 5 October 2018
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Police slam PRASA on rail safety

Top policeman shocks provincial legislature with list of complaints

By Tariro Washinyira - 26 September 2018
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PRASA takes disciplinary action against staff implicated in corruption

Commuter activists welcome “new era of effective, honest, transparent, and decisive governance”

By GroundUp Staff - 14 September 2018
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Metrorail activists call for national disaster to be declared

The very contemplation of a train journey strikes fear into passengers’ hearts, says #UniteBehind

By Thembela Ntongana - 13 September 2018
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Commuters want September train tickets to be valid for two months

Metrorail admits 37% trains delayed and 18% cancelled in August in Cape Town

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 September 2018
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Who is burning Cape Town’s trains?

#UniteBehind sends letter to President Ramaphosa calling for perpetrators to be found

By Barbara Maregele - 1 August 2018