Metrorail

PRASA chair Leonard Ramatlakane gets the facts wrong

He has relied on a dodgy document to try to link a corruption fighter to the infamous oversized locomotives deal

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News | 5 February 2021

The questions PRASA failed to answer

South Africa’s commuter rail service has been looted. There is no sign it will stop

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GroundView | 3 February 2021

Executive who saved PRASA billions has been fired

Dismissal of three executives on spurious grounds is a setback against the fight against corruption

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Analysis | 2 February 2021

The weeds are growing waist-high on Eastern Cape train stations

Toilets, basins, light bulbs, doors have been stolen

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Brief | 20 January 2021

PRASA has R23 billion in unspent capital

But passenger rail agency is turning the corner, minister tells Parliament

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News | 25 November 2020

Covid-19: Trains overcrowded as rail service battles to keep up with demand

UNTU accuses PRASA of flouting safety rules

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News | 23 November 2020

Judge Makhubele is suspended … but still hearing cases

It is unclear why a judge facing impeachment was chosen to hear new matters concerning the executive

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Law | 10 November 2020

No hope of Cape Town central line resuming any time soon

Services gradually being extended on other lines

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News | 28 August 2020

Cash-strapped commuters relieved that trains have resumed

PRASA says it’s working to restore services on routes hardest hit by theft and vandalism during lockdown

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News | 25 August 2020

Where’s the train safety plan? ask activists

Protecting commuters should be PRASA’s priority, says #UniteBehind

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Brief | 21 August 2020

Judge Makhubele skips Zondo Commission due to “trauma” after tyre puncture

Judge Zondo orders that Makhubele return to give oral testimony on 3 August

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News | 24 July 2020

Limited Metrorail service is better than none

As services slowly resumed, Cape Town commuters generally obeyed the measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19

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Brief | 1 July 2020

Metrorail to return with an even worse service after lockdown vandalism

A few trains will resume service in Cape Town on 1 July

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News | 26 June 2020

PRASA administrator acted “high-handedly” says court

Judge says Keabetswe “Kea” Mpane cannot be dismissed without due process

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Law | 10 June 2020

Why is PRASA still trying to buy trains that can’t be used?

The too-tall AFRO4000 locomotive rears its head again

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News | 26 March 2020

Judge who chaired PRASA board to face tribunal

“We are satisfied that the allegations against her are very serious” says Chief Justice

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Brief | 23 March 2020