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Nationwide railway shutdown on the cards for Friday, 26 July

Train commuters across the country have been warned to find alternative transport on Friday, 26 July, as there will be a national railway shutdown. The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa)...

Planned Metrorail strike aims to turn rail service around

Metrorail Western Cape has confirmed they are aware of an impending nationwide strike by the United National Transport Union which is expected to take place this month. As trains throughout the Cape...

Metrorail apologises for trains across the Cape coming to a halt

Metrorail Western Cape has apologised unreservedly to its customers for trains coming to a halt across the region on Thursday morning. The delays were attributed to two incidents, said Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott. "In the...

Rail Enforcement Unit’s clampdown on metal theft yielding results

Eight suspects will appear in court this week on various rail-related crimes, following the Rail Enforcement Unit (REU)’s clampdown on scrapyards, bucket shops and hot spots last week. The unit had focused...

Probe into Metrorail’s failings gets under way

Cape Town - The public protector's office has met with the chairperson of the standing committee on transport and public works, Nceba Hinana, and DA chief whip Mark Wiley to start...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...