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Metrorail trains across SA at risk of coming to a stand still

Following the fatal train collision in Mountainview, Pretoria that left four people dead and 620 injured earlier this year, the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) is considering suspending the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa) safety permit again, GroundUp reports. If the permit is suspended, Metrorail trains across the country will stop[…]

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The curious case of Prasa’s ‘simulated’ robbery

The 14 Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) security guards arrested late October for allegedly tying up fellow security guards and attempting to steal vehicles at the company’s head office in Pretoria were released last week on R2 000 bail each. Prosecutors asked for bail to be denied on[…]

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Prasa to brief Parliament on its strategy

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) is expected to brief Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Transport on Tuesday on its strategy for dealing with attacks on its trains. Cape Town’s railway stations have been beset by a string of train fires over the past several months, in addition to[…]

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High Court to hear application by former Prasa board

The High Court in Pretoria is set to hear an urgent application by the former directors and chairperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board Popo Molefe to set aside the decision of Transport Minister Dipuo Peters to dissolve the board. Molefe’s legal team is expected to[…]

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