Metrorail

What it’s like when Metrorail fails

Which happens almost daily

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Brief | 11 July 2017

We asked Metrorail what it is doing to improve service

The answers leave little room for optimism

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News | 23 June 2017

Cable theft blamed for Metrorail failure

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport appeals to commuters not to burn trains

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Brief | 13 June 2017

Mopping up at Cape Town station

More Metrorail delays on Tuesday morning

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Brief | 13 June 2017

Cape Town’s bursting trains

Commuters complain of overcrowded and delays

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News | 18 May 2017

Will Metrorail users have to wait 17 years for decent service?

Service is getting worse, but Prasa promises to get it working … by 2034

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News | 22 February 2017

Toddler recovering after fall from broken railway bridge

A railing was missing from the Metrorail bridge in Khayelitsha

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News | 7 February 2017

Masiphumelele mother’s struggle to find school for deaf son

Her story highlights the problems faced by children with disabilities and their parents 

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News | 3 November 2016

Train strike: where were the buses?

Commuters stranded as drivers strike after death of colleague

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News | 12 July 2016

Outrage over Metrorail annual fare increase

Commuters question raising tariffs when service is going from "bad to worse"

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News | 6 June 2016

Another Metrorail nightmare

Stuck train results in delays and overcrowding

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Brief | 20 May 2016

Metrorail diary: Thursday

Another chaotic day trying to get to work in Cape Town

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Brief | 28 April 2016

Metrorail diary: Tuesday

In the second of a series of short reports, Bernard Chiguvare describes his daily battle to get to work using Metrorail.

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News | 26 April 2016

Metrorail diary: Monday

In the first of a series of short reports, Bernard Chiguvare describes his daily battle to get to work using Metrorail.

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News | 25 April 2016

Langa children unable to travel to school

Between taxi strike and Metrorail problems, delays are too long

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News | 19 April 2016

My hectic Metrorail trip

Delays, jumping off carriages, no refunds and no improvement

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News | 15 April 2016