Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says Metrorail will only start operating once the country moves into Level- 3 of the lockdown.
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.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions will lead a march in Cape Town on Thursday morning to highlight its demand for a reliable and affordable commuter rail system.
Western Cape Metrorail says it has received Eskom’s notification of intent to cut the power supply due to unpaid bills.
Two juveniles accused of setting 18 train carriages alight in November last year are expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s court on Thursday.