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Prasa maladministration 'a very serious matter'

The maladministration that occurred at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) is a "very serious matter", according to its chairperson...

By Matthew Le Cordeur 20 Nov 2015 10:03

Exhibition showcases Dutch-South African partnerships

Martijn van Dam visited the Garden of the Future, marking the largest Dutch trade...

19 Nov 2015 13:04

Scopa interrogation over loco contract derails Prasa

The Passenger Rail Authority of SA's board was sent packing by parliament's Scopa expenditure committee yesterday after it failed to answer questions

19 Nov 2015 16:02

The massive potential of exports to unlock growth in agricultural output

The South African agriculture sector could grow its contribution to the country's GDP by R163 million by 2030 and in the process create close to half a million jobs...

By Nomfanelo Magwentshu, Kartik Jayaram and Acha Leke 16 Nov 2015 11:54

SA, Russia hold fruitful talks on ITEC

South Africa and Russia have held fruitful discussions at the 13th session of the Joint Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Cooperation...

13 Nov 2015 11:19

Rail regulator mulls Prasa safety standards

The Rail Safety Regulator, an agency better known for investigating train derailments and crashes than issuing operating permits to operators...

28 Oct 2015 10:05

Rail Safety Regulator: human error behind most train accidents

Human error accounted for 71% of the rail accidents recorded in South Africa last year, the Rail Safety Regulator said. It was established that the biggest contributing element was a lack of supervision...

By Jenni Evans 19 Oct 2015 14:02

For want of truck drivers, freight may switch from road to rail

A dire shortage of professional truck drivers in SA and across sub-Saharan Africa is one of the main issues facing long-distance haulage companies...

14 Oct 2015 08:41

Safety tests on 'too tall' trains not yet finalised

The Railway Safety Regulator says it has received 80%-90% of the reports it needs on the testing of Prasa's controversial Spanish locomotives...

6 Oct 2015 10:34

Prasa to run all Gauteng trains from new centre

Prasa launched its Gauteng Nerve Centre, a single control point for the agency in the province. This comes as Prasa is spending billions of rands on its rail systems...

6 Oct 2015 14:50

SA looks to retool network to put rail back on top

South Africa is preparing to invest billions of rands in a newer, faster rail network that will help the rail industry to recapture its share of the transport sector...

By Shenaaz Jamal 23 Sep 2015 07:29

Have your say on SA's rail policy

JOHANNESBURG: Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has called on members of the public to make a meaningful contribution to the process of...

22 Sep 2015 12:55

Turner & Townsend to manage expansion at Gautrain station

Global construction and management consultants, Turner & Townsend, have been appointed by Bombela Concession Company as project managers for the expansion of the Gautrain station platforms at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg...

21 Sep 2015 11:54

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