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No trains at Pretoria Station for 40 days

PRETORIA, December 14 – The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has completely closed the main Pretoria Station, in the CBD, and no trains will enter the station for 40 days, beginning this Friday until 22 January. Gauteng Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng said the significant work to be done at the busy Pretoria Station will […]

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Metrorail must provide alternative transport for Cape Town commuters – Sanco

CAPE TOWN, December 12 – The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) on Tuesday called on rail service provider Metrorail to provide alternative transport for commuters left stranded by the suspension of its service on the key Central Line in Cape Town. The civic organisation said that the inconvenience and frustration caused to the working […]

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SACP condemns detoriorating Metrorail service in the WCape

CAPE TOWN, August 24 – The South African Communist Party in the Western Cape has lashed out at the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating in Cape Town, threatening possible mass action as a result. In a statement, SACP provincial secretary, Benson Ngqentsu, said the party “condemns in the strongest terms possible the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating […]

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Damaged overhead wires delay Johannesburg trains – Metrorail

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – Metrorail said on Thursday that commuter train services operating in Johannesburg were experiencing delays of up one hour in the morning following infrastructural challenges. The commuter train operator said Train 0841 had damaged overhead wires at Jeppe Station, which resulted in fibre break affecting Jeppe, Johannesburg, Braamfontein, Langlaagte, and Croesus control […]