Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s new CEO Sibusiso Sithole has undertaken before Parliament that he will prioritise passenger service provision.
The former Ethekwini city manager, Sibusiso Sithole has officially been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) on Tuesday.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says he is confident that the new Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa board will bring stability to the rail agency.
Transport Minister, Blade Nzimande, has announced the newly appointed member of Railway carrier Prasa.
DA’s Shadow Minister of Transport says security personnel have also dropped by 30 percent, with Prasa losing 823 Metrorail train coaches and 565 from Shosholoza Meyl.
Prasa spokesperson Nana Zenani says they condemned the attack that continues to be subjected to their employees.
The rail agency, PRASA, says security will be improved on Cape Town’s central line after it was reopened last week.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says unknown gun men have shot and wounded an armed contractor who was escorting train drivers on duty in Cape Town.
Armed security staff employed by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to escort train drivers on duty were attacked and came under fire by a group of unknown armed men in Philippi, Samora Machel, in Cape Town on Sunday, Prasa said.