Prasa / Metrorail

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

How Metrorail treats commuters

Thousands of Cape Town train travellers will identify with this experience


News | 7 November 2017

Railway workers’ safety not our problem, police tell court

Union demands better security for train drivers and guards


News | 31 October 2017

Council approves plan to take over Cape Town’s trains

City hopes to restore the Metrorail service


Brief | 27 October 2017

Metrorail makes passing matric harder

Grade 12 learners are struggling to get to school and exams


Brief | 26 October 2017

Video: Travelling on top of train carriages has become normal

Metrorail trains are bursting with commuters


Video | 24 October 2017

Order collapses at Metrorail station

Some commuters are refusing to pay for tickets until the service improves


Video | 23 October 2017

More civil society voices call for action by PRASA

“The biggest problem is corruption”


Brief | 20 October 2017

Video: Watch what happens when trains are delayed

The breakdown of Metrorail’s service is endangering lives


Video | 20 October 2017

MPs grill regulator over train safety

But the Railway Safety Regulator’s answers are thin


Parliament | 19 October 2017

PRASA says it’s on top of security problems

But a key claim of the railway company doesn’t match reality

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News | 16 October 2017

City of Cape Town intends to take over commuter trains

Metrorail service “on the brink of collapse”


Brief | 10 October 2017