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Metrorail to start operating once SA moves to Level-3 lockdown: Mbalula

4 May 2020, 4:41 PM

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says Metrorail will only start operating once the country moves into Level- 3 of the lockdown.

Prasa sets aside over a billion rand to restore Cape Town’s Metrorail line

5 March 2020, 6:14 PM

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has set aside about R1.4 billion to restore services on Cape Town’s Metrorail central line.


Power restored to Metrorail Western Cape

27 February 2020, 7:25 PM

Power has been restored to Metrorail train stations in the Western Cape and operations are expected to resume soon.

Eskom notifies Metrorail in Western Cape of intent to cut power supply

21 January 2020, 2:47 PM

Western Cape Metrorail says it has received Eskom’s notification of intent to cut the power supply due to unpaid bills.

Train on Fire

Investigation into train fires progressing well: Metrorail

8 December 2019, 8:48 AM

Metrorail says its investigation into the recent train fires at Cape Town Station is progressing well.

Some Metrorail services in Cape Town suspended due to cable theft

4 November 2019, 6:21 PM

Metrorail says passenger train services in the central area of Cape Town have again been temporarily grounded due to cable theft.

On-time performance of Metrorail has improved: Mbalula

4 November 2019, 12:38 PM

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has announced an improvement in Metrorail’s on-time performance. He was speaking at a media briefing in Johannesburg on PRASA’s War Room Progress report.

Protesters invade Metrorail station in Germiston

28 August 2019, 9:36 AM

A group of protesters have invaded a Metrorail train station on the Germiston Knights railway line on Gauteng’s East Rand, causing extensive damage to property on Wednesday.

DA members

DA calls on Prasa to handover control of Metrorail in Cape Town

30 January 2019, 4:20 PM

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.

Metrorail services back to normal in Soweto

15 November 2018, 8:08 AM

Metrorail says train services are back to normal in the Naledi corridor of Soweto, in Johannesburg.



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