Public Transport
RAIL Manufacture of South Africa's new rail fleet under way
Gibela Transport, a joint venture 61% owned by French company Alstom, has begun manufacturing the 600 state-of-the-art passenger trains, comprising 3 600 coaches.
09 Jul 2014
Going the extra mile MAN supplies Buscor with two wheelchair-friendly bus-trains
MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has supplied Buscor, Mpumalanga’s premier commuter bus service with two new MAN HB4 Lion’s Explorer bus-trains, specially equipped with hydraulically-operated wheelchair lifts.
13 Feb 2014
Transport on the move Bus Rapid Transit gains steam in South Africa
The month of October is earmarked as transport month and as such we expect much debate around transport and related matters at the 2013 Johannesburg Truck and Bus Show.
25 Sep 2013
Gautrain bus drivers back at work Gautrain services are back to normal
Gautrain bus services have returned to normal on Monday 29 April 2013. This follows extensive consultations, where the drivers agreed to return to work while awaiting the outcome of the negotiations.
29 Apr 2013
Luxury liners bus drivers join strike Another union calls on members to down tools
Bus drivers for luxury liners will join the nationwide strike today, while bus drivers at Johannesburg’s Reya Vaya BRT system were also expected to join the strike yesterday.
23 Apr 2013 - W. S. N.
Bus driver strike goes on indefinitely Unions vow to fight for better wages
The national strike by bus drivers belonging to Satawu, and the Transport and Omnibus Workers Union, is to continue indefinitely leaving thousands of commuters stranded.
22 Apr 2013
Renault donates vehicles to KZN healh care Phila Ma Campaign in KZN assisted
Renault South Africa’s commitment to improving the lives and welfare of local communities in need has seen the delivery by Renault of three sponsored vehicles to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health.
09 Apr 2013
"Bush" fleets go on growing Taxis continue to choke the roads despite BRT
The number of minibuses in South Africa, most of which are used as public transport, is growing, adding to the congestion of our cities.
03 Apr 2013
Citroën to enter SA taxi market Citroën SA is entering the South African market for minibus taxis
Citroën SA is entering the South African market for minibus taxis after a lengthy period spent researching this important segment and setting up a strategy to become a significant player
26 Mar 2013
Transnet may have to curb capex Transnet to cut budget if economic growth is found disappointing
Transnet may have to cut its planned R300-billion capital expenditure programme by R50bn
12 Mar 2013
Prasa to compensate train crash victims Authorities suspect cable theft caused collision
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says it will compensate the more than 300 commuters who were injured in a collision between two trains in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria yesterday.
01 Feb 2013
Scores injured in train collision Driver critical
SABC News reports that more than 100 people have been injured in a train accident that took place west of Pretoria this morning, 20 of them seriously.
31 Jan 2013 - S. N.
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