Prasa / Metrorail

Union threatens to shut down Metrorail’s Northern Line

Dangerous working conditions a major concern for employees


News | 8 February 2018

Thousands of train commuters still stranded in Cape Town

Metrorail can’t say when service will resume


News | 7 February 2018

Public Protector investigating “irregular” recruitments at Prasa

UniteBehind calls for urgent release of the findings


News | 6 February 2018

Central Line train service still suspended

No information from Metrorail about when service will resume


Brief | 31 January 2018

Trains on Cape Town’s Central Line suspended again

Metrorail and UNTU blame vandalism


Brief | 18 January 2018

Cape Town’s central railway line is “a war zone”

Commuters stranded as PRASA employees close down services


News | 16 January 2018

PRASA management fails to show up at wage talks

Workers given permission to strike after PRASA misses conciliation meeting


News | 11 January 2018

PRASA appoints a CEO who is under investigation for corruption

UniteBehind demands removal of Mthuthuzeli Swartz, acting CEO of Rail


News | 11 January 2018

PRASA staff try to block state capture

Legal department concerned by Board decision to suspend Legal Panel


News | 10 January 2018

UniteBehind goes to court against PRASA and Minister of Transport

Urgent application to reverse decision to suspend Legal Panel


Brief | 19 December 2017

Forensic auditor’s recommendation on PRASA security company ignored

Unclear how such an obscure company won contracts worth R118 million from 2010 to 2016


News | 15 December 2017

Two years later Gouda’s train station remains closed and broken

PRASA’s broken supply chain system caused delay


News | 14 December 2017

Commuters fear losing their jobs after train service suspended

“Now I have to borrow [money] again for this unpredicted situation”


Brief | 13 December 2017

Court action to stop PRASA “conspiracy”

Rail agency misses UniteBehind’s deadline and now faces litigation


News | 12 December 2017