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Commuters Hopeful About New Rail Enforcement

Some Metrorail commuters say there are optimistic that the new rail enforcement in Cape Town will help combat crime on trains.Last week, 100 officers...

High Hopes For New Cape Rail Enforcement Unit

As Metrorail continues to grapple with ongoing vandalism and arson attacks that has been crippling its service in the Western Cape, it's hoped that...

Prasa Disappointed With City of CP For Rail Unit Deployment Attempts

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town is soon to deploy a new rail enforcement unit.Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) says...
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Metrorail Train Fire Costs Near R122 Million

Metrorail has put the cost of damages caused by train fires in Cape Town this year so far to nearly R122 million.But this figure will be...
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UNTU Calls On Nzimande To Suspend Metrorail Trains In Wake Of...

The United Transport & Allied Trade Union (Untu)wants Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to suspend Metrorail services until the rail operator can provide a safe and reliable service.This...
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Metrorail Promises To Respond To Demands Of Compensating Commuters For Delays

Metrorail has promised a response in the next two days to demands that it compensate commuters for delays.Lobby group #UniteBehind wants the rail provider to extend...

Metrorail Authorities To ‘Intensify’ Efforts

Metrorail says investigation and intelligence-driven efforts must be intensified to get to the bottom of a spate of rail related attacks crippling the system.The...

Only One Third Of Metrorail’s Infrastructure Intact In CT

Officials say only a third of Metrorail’s infrastructure is still intact due to fires and poor maintenance.Three train stations, Mbekweni in Paarl, Firgrove near...
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Metrorail ‘Forced To Leave A Large Number Of Commuters Stranded’

Metrorail has blamed its failure to provide alternative transport for thousands of Central Line commuters left stranded when it experiences glitches on the number...
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Metrorail Re-opens Line After Selby Train Crash

Metrorail says the train line passing Booysens Station has been re-opened after two trains collided on Tuesday morning injuring 112 people.It says a train coming from Faraday...
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Over 30 Arrested In WC As Metrorail Cracks Down On Crime

Metrorail says the arrests were made for various offences, including attempted robbery, cable theft and malicious damage to property.As Metrorail in the Western Cape continues to...

WC Metrorail Counts Costs Of Train Fires

Metrorail's services have been dealt a fresh blow following another train fire.Five carriages caught alight at Retreat station on Thursday.Metrorail says that it requires...

Damage of Latest CT Train Fire Estimated to Cost R30M

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has put the cost of damage from a train fire in Cape Town at R30 million.On Saturday, several...

11 carriages engulfed in flames at Cape Town station

Eleven Metrorail carriages have been engulfed in a fire at the Cape Town station in the Cape Town CBD this afternoon.While details are still...

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