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Metrorail Western Cape has suspended services in parts of the Western Cape as it faces telecommunications challenges.
Metrorail in the Western Cape has beefed up security after thieves vandalise and steal electrical infrastructure.
‘Damage to critical infrastructure is completely unacceptable, even if it is perpetrated by youth who think that stoning trains is ‘”fun.”‘
Self-dubbed ‘Mr Fix-it’ has failed to improve the dire state of Prasa, and now the Military Veterans want to see him brought to justice.
From Wednesday 16 September 2020 Metrorail said there will be an additional two stations in operation on the southern line.
Apart from the Cape Flats line, Metrorail is looking to resume service on the Cape Town to Kraaifontein line in the next two weeks.
Metrorail commuters were relieved that a limited-service had resumed on the Southern line from 1 July for the Cape Town – Retreat route.
The United National Transport Union have questioned whether Metrorail services are ready to resume, with many staff unable to return to work.
Prasa committed to ensuring all COVID-19 hygiene protocols, which include social distancing on platforms and inside trains, are adhered to by passengers.
Bongisizwe Mpondo said a limited-service would be restored on the Central line by September while full service would be ready by April 2021.
A report by the WCPOhas found that not enough is being done to prevent train arson and vandalism, with too few arrests having been made.
The transport minister is expected to expand on rail’s health and safety regulations in due course.
Several bus and train services reopened on Friday, and more are set to return to their operations next week. Here’s who is up and running during Level 4.
The informal settlement, which was erected on the rail tracks on the old Philippi depot in Langa, Cape Town, is set to be dismantled.
This comes after Eskom cut Prasa’s power due to non-payment on Thursday. This affected thousands of commuters.
Metrorail train services have been suspended in the Western Cape following a loss of power. This allegedly follows Prasa’s non-payment of electricity bills.
Assaults of crew have become a daily occurrence, says injured driver.
Walker was previously placed on special leave in 2018
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula says a case of this nature should not be ‘business as usual.’
City says it needs to take control of Metrorail in Cape Town, while #UniteBehind calls for commuter-centred safety plan.
Cape Town just can’t seem to quell the attacks on its railway infrastructure.
In 2019 alone, Prasa incurred R364-million n repair costs
MetroRail released footage of the train arson suspects and offered a reward of R100 000 to anyone who could identify the suspects.
Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) has offered a R100 000 reward for any information that will
secure the conviction of the four people suspected of setting alight two trains at Cape Town Station in the early hours of Friday.