Money "wasted" on "toys for the rich such as Gautrain" and the e-tolling system could have been better spent on an integrated, safe, efficient and reliable public transport system.

The number of injured commuters has risen to 18 percent. Metrorail apologises for PTA train stampede Measures will soon be implemented to improve the flow of commuters at Pretoria's main Bosman Train Station, an official said today. This was after a stampede…Read More

The wheels have come off in Cape Town, admits Metrorail

Metrorail has failed its Cape Town commuters, regional manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz has admitted, but it plans a major makeover with new rolling stock and motivated, dedicated staff. In an exclusive interview with the Cape Times, Swartz admitted that…Read More

A foreigner loses his eye on Metrorail train

2012-03-27 A Dutch man lost an eye after he was hit by a rock on a Metrorail train and was then referred from one hospital to another. The accident happened at about 18:20 last Wednesday on train number 3217 from Cape Town to Strand. Jorrit de Vries was…Read More

Swartz admitted that Metrorail’s services were “unreliable” with trains often delayed or cancelled.

The wheels have come off in Cape Town, admits Metrorail 2 May 2012 By IOL Property News Leave a Comment The wheels have come off in Cape Town, admits Metrorail Metrorail has failed its Cape Town commuters, regional manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz has admitted,…Read More

Carriages torched in Khayelitsha

See the link: http://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/metrorail-carriages-torched-1.1257234A PREGNANT Metrorail official had to be treated for smoke inhalation yesterday after running across a burning bridge when three carriages went up in flames at the Nolungile…Read More

METRORAIL FARES TO INCREASE WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2012

Metrorail fares are set to increase for the second time in 9 years on Sunday the 1st of April 2012 – the previous increase was levied in 2010. The one before that was 2003. The cost of single tickets increase by R1 , return tickets by R2. Weekly ticket…Read More

Metrorail services hit by strike

Are the constant striking one of the main causes for the cancelled and delayed trains? February 26 2012 at 11:29pm IOL pic feb27 metrorail train Independent Newspapers Metrorail says commuters can expect a scaled-down service on Monday due to the Satawu…Read More
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