Prasa / Metrorail

Cigarettes and dagga on Metrorail trains

Officially, all trains are non-smoking, but …


Brief | 6 December 2017

Train safety: auditors recommend criminal investigations at PRASA

Forensic probe reveals millions of rands in irregular security contracts


News | 6 December 2017

Lufthansa named in irregular PRASA contract

R15m deal is an example of chaotic way rail company was managed


News | 4 December 2017

Failure of commuter rail is a crime against urban poor

“I am appealing to employers to empathise with staff who rely on rail to get to work”


Opinion | 4 December 2017

Activists hold mock trial of Zuma

While there was much laughter, Brett Herron’s testimony was haunting


News | 30 November 2017

Man electrocuted as city councillor takes the train

Commuter was travelling on the roof of overcrowded train


Brief | 30 November 2017

Court finds PRASA responsible for commuter’s injuries

Masibulele Rautini was pushed out of an open carriage door


News | 30 November 2017

Call for Parliament to remove Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi

UniteBehind publishes report on #PRASALeaks


News | 29 November 2017

Treasury covering up grand-scale corruption at PRASA

Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi and former CEO Lucky Montana implicated over and over again

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Feature | 29 November 2017

Security guards do nothing as Metrorail commuters robbed

Guards had batons, while robbers had firearms


Brief | 27 November 2017

Railway’s R1 billion accident and crime bill

Not enough security personnel to manage overcrowded trains and platform safety


News | 23 November 2017

Metrorail: Commuters stranded for 2 hours between stations

“My boss changed my starting time from 7am to 8am, but still I am late. I really don’t know what to do.”


Brief | 20 November 2017

Metrorail commuters throw stones at each other

Fight between stranded passengers and commuters clinging to crowded trains


Brief | 15 November 2017

PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting


Parliament | 14 November 2017

Metrorail fined R3 million

The commuter rail service company has fallen foul of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority


Brief | 10 November 2017

Chaos at Cape Town station as commuters without tickets cornered by Metrorail

“Why should I buy a ticket when the services are very poor?”


Brief | 7 November 2017