A train derailed in the KZN Midlands on Sunday, 10 July, leaving two adult males injured – according to local paramedics.
The punchline writes itself: SA has unveiled a new fleet of electric trains this week – as Stage 6 load shedding continues unabated.
PRASA said the gunmen were after the copper cables the two contractors were working on along the Central Line near Kalksteenfontein.
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula says that people residing in shacks on the railway lines in the Western Cape will be relocated.
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‘Damage to critical infrastructure is completely unacceptable, even if it is perpetrated by youth who think that stoning trains is ‘”fun.”‘
PRASA has revealed just how bad our trains and their railway network really are. It seems barely any of it is still functioning…
An inter-city train driver in Pakistan has been suspended after he made an unscheduled stop to pick up some yoghurt.
Today, the bustling main station is abuzz whenever the Senate is in session, with journalists waiting patiently to swarm legislators
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This one isn’t for the faint-hearted: Two male victims have been decapitated by a train near Tongaat on Tuesday – leaving KZN authorities dumbfounded.
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.
PRASA says it’s working to restore services on routes hardest hit by theft and vandalism during the lockdown.
Apart from the Cape Flats line, Metrorail is looking to resume service on the Cape Town to Kraaifontein line in the next two weeks.
Members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Laingsburg also arrested six suspects for cable theft and the damage of infrastructure.
Bongisizwe Mpondo said a limited-service would be restored on the Central line by September while full service would be ready by April 2021.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has reported a daily financial loss of R672 570 due to vandalism of train services.
Employees of Rovos Rail created their very own #DontRushChallenge to “highlight the togetherness in isolation”.
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 rail agency plans for 80-bus fleet to provide alternative transport.
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.