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Strategy to protect rail infrastructure bolstered

Government has developed an integrated plan, incorporating all law enforcement and prosecution authorities, to police and secure the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's rail infrastructure.

17 Sep 2020

Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiency

"Some of our customers want to feel we are closer to their needs, and better able to respond on the ground. We must be responsive to that."

24 Jul 2020

Prasa appoints acting group chief procurement officer

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has appointed Willie Mathebula the acting group chief procurement officer with immediate effect...

8 Jul 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Africa is the land of logistics opportunity

Start-ups are booming, and the ever-resourceful and forward-looking African people are constantly finding new and technological solutions to overcome their numerous challenges...

By Tobias Maier 31 Mar 2020

For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus

Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...

By Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020

CoCT continues to disconnect Prasa services

The disconnections should not affect the operation of the trains and thus commuters...

11 Mar 2020

Heavy haul conference to play critical role in building sustainable economy

In order to ensure that South Africa's rail network achieves its true potential, the rail industry needs to take greater steps to start introducing smart and resilient railway operations and infrastructure, so as to improve efficiency and safety...

6 Mar 2020

Eskom loadsheds Metrorail in the Western Cape

Amidst its ongoing cash-flow issues and struggle to provide the country with power, Eskom appeared to have taken a new strategy to conserve resources and force payment on an overdue account this afternoon, as it disconnected the supply to Metrorail in the Western Cape, leaving thousands of commuters stranded in the process...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Feb 2020

Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Public Procurement Bill for public comment - setting in motion legislation for procurement strategies that support government's socio-economic objectives...

18 Feb 2020

Monorail presents a world of opportunities for South Africa

Central to a modern industrial economy - and one which fosters increased international investment and trade - is a high-functioning transport network. And in South Africa, central to that is rail...

By Aubrey Lekwane 13 Feb 2020

Prasa announces team to improve performance

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa administrator, Bongisizwe Mpondo has appointed a panel of technical advisors to assist in turning the company's fortunes around...

5 Feb 2020

Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...

23 Jan 2020

Transnet one step closer to appointing CEO

The Transnet board of directors has forwarded its recommended candidate to fill the State-owned entity's vacant group chief executive officer position to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for consideration...

22 Jan 2020

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