The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) in KwaZulu-Natal has resumed its train services.
The National Association of South African Workers (NASA) says it will continue to down tools at train stations if PRASA refuses to meet its demands.
The two new trains launched in Cape Town recently, which are hoped to lessen the transport burden for commuters, are expected to be operational within the next three months.
The Passenger Rail Agency, Prasa, has suspended it’s Head of Security in the Western Cape, Ernest Hendricks, along with a security company following the torching of two trains at Cape Town Station during the Easter Weekend.
Prasa board chairperson, Khanyisile Kweyama, says the dismissal of 14 security staff members is a clear illustration that the board is committed to rooting out criminal elements in the rail agency.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has dismissed 14 security employees for attempted robbery and various other offenses at Prasa offices in Pretoria on 31 October 2018.
President Cyril Ramphosa says if Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) does not get its house in order, heads will roll.
The Passenger Rail Agency (PRASA) has confirmed that several executives have been put on special leave and suspension amid allegations of corruption and improper conduct.
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) representing some workers at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has penned a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa pleading with him to intervene at Prasa.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) should hand over the control of Metrorail services in Cape Town to the city authorities.