/ 23 January 2022

The Blue Train’s great Gupta voyage – and the whistleblower who paid for it

Safrica Transport Railway Bluetrain Luxury
A Transnet marshall opens the gate platform for the South African luxury Blue Train lounge ahead of a press train journey on September 8, 2015 in Pretoria. South Africa transport giant Transnet began on September 8, a partnership with Africa's largest tourism, leisure and gaming group Sun International. Transnet chose Sun International as the winning bidder to develop and implement a marketing strategy for the Blue Train. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP)
In 2016, Prinsloo sounded the alarm about the hazardous condition of the Blue Train and free trips being offered to friends of Transnet executives, including the Gupta family and Duduzane Zuma.

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