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Editorial: R70m for Prasa investigation is off the rails
Editorial: R70m for Prasa investigation is off the rails
Questions have rightfully been raised about why R70-million needs to be spent on a forensic investigation into the Passenger Rail Agency of South...
Politicians fall out over Prasa chief executive fiasco
Politicians fall out over Prasa chief executive fiasco
Relations between Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Popo Molefe have deteriorated to...
Prasa accuses SA ‘partner’ of fraud
Prasa accuses SA ‘partner’ of fraud
The German government-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn has been drawn into the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) tender scandal.
Tall trains: Prasa sues for R2.6-billion
Tall trains: Prasa sues for R2.6-billion
The company at the centre of one of the biggest tender scandals in the country is pleading poverty in the face of a R2.6-billion lawsuit.
On the train track for a trip down memory lane
On the train track for a trip down memory lane
Every year at Easter, on a farm spanning 6 000 hectares above the Caledon River in the eastern Free State, a uniquely odd and captivating...
Chuffed with railway’s success
Chuffed with railway’s success
A small group of well-dressed adults huddle around the engine room of a classically restored steam train at Rovos Rail's Capital Park station...
Cities could take over passenger train management
Cities could take over passenger train management
The government is considering handing control of passenger train services from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to cities,...
Marooned in Pretoria?
Marooned in Pretoria?
There's a cool train service aimed at the business traveller in Gauteng. You get undercover parking, a free refreshment, free newspapers and Wi-Fi...
Police to focus on train crime over festive season
Police to focus on train crime over festive season
Police will embark on a nationwide crime-prevention operation on the country's trains amid increased passenger loads over the festive season,...
Eight arrested for French train sabotage
Eight arrested for French train sabotage
Eight members of an ultra-left anarchist group have been arrested in connection with a string of attacks on France's rail network, French Interior...
Train hits bus in Los Angeles
Train hits bus in Los Angeles
An electric commuter train slammed into a bus near downtown Los Angeles on Friday morning, injuring at least 13 people, fire officials said.
Travel in style from Jo'burg to Durban
Travel in style from Jo'burg to Durban
A luxury train service that promises not to ruin one's bank balance is set to begin operating between Durban and Johannesburg in October.

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