Metrorail no closer to improving safety for commuters

The DA Western Cape representatives sacrificed the comfort of their cars to travel by train in the early morning peak from Nyanga Train Station to Cape Town Central Station on Friday, to highlight to see first-hand the conditions of Cape Town’s congested rail network. The Cape Town Central line has[…]

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Commuters struggling as bus strike continues

Bus commuters are once again urged to find alternative transport on Monday morning as the nation-wide bus strike continues. This comes after negotiations between the unions and the employers deadlocked once again last week. The unions have revised their demand from 9.5% to 9% for the first year, while employers are[…]

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Commuters feel the pinch as strike continues

By Loushe Jordaan The situation at Mitchell’s Plain bus station remained the same if not worse than Wednesday, as workers affiliated to bus unions embarked on a second day of strike action. Some 1500 commuters were queuing since the early hours of this morning in hopes of getting to work[…]

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More travel woes for commuters as bus strike continues

Thousands of commuters around the country, who use buses as their primary mode of transport, will once again have to find alternate modes of transport on Thursday as the nationwide bus strike enters its second day. About 15 bus companies affiliated to transport union South African Transport & Allied Workers[…]

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Commuters left stranded as bus drivers down keys

Commuters on the Cape Flats are bearing the brunt of the nationwide bus strike, with thousands of people still waiting for transport to the CBD and other areas. A nationwide strike by bus drivers has inconvenienced an estimated 1.4 million commuters who are struggling to find other modes of transport to[…]

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Taxi strike called off

Strike action by the provincial taxi industry has been called off. This after a meeting with MEC for Transport, Donald Grant this morning to discuss their grievances. Public transport services were disrupted this morning as thousands of commuters were left waiting for busses and trains. There were also numerous incidents[…]

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