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The Economic Times
Hyderabad metro rail project: L&T airs viability concerns, seeks talksHYDERABAD: Twenty months after threatening to pull out of India's largest metro
Hyderabad metro rail project: L&T airs viability concerns, seeks talks
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
HYDERABAD: Twenty months after threatening to pull out of India's largest metrorail project coming up in Hyderabad, citing unfavourable businessenvironment, Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday publicly admitted concerns over the project's viability,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT man stable after being mugged & thrown from moving trainever be able to walk again. Darryn August is pictured before he was attacked o
CT man stable after being mugged & thrown from moving train
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
ever be able to walk again. Darryn August is pictured before he was attacked on a train in Cape Town. Picture: Facebook. Metrorail,metrorail commuters,Darryn August CAPE TOWN - A Cape Town man is in a stable condition in hospital after he was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Passenger Safety on MetroRail trainsWhilst MetroRail management pays most attention to making a profit and deliveri
Passenger Safety on MetroRail trains
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
Whilst MetroRail management pays most attention to making a profit and delivering a service to commuters there are the every day risks faced by thousands of commuters, that is the crime and seriousness of passengers not getting the real protection... Read more
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iol.co.za
Metrorail misery to continueCape Town on Tuesday after at least 35 trains were cancelled as a result of rec
Metrorail misery to continue
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
Cape Town on Tuesday after at least 35 trains were cancelled as a result of recent arson attacks on rail infrastructure. Metrorail spokeswoman Riana Scott said that, to date, 17 carriages had been damaged, which would cost the company up to R17... Read more
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iol.co.za
Train hero may never walk againfear the peer educator and soccer coach to troubled teens in his area may never
Train hero may never walk again
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
fear the peer educator and soccer coach to troubled teens in his area may never walk again. His worried mom Valery said: “Metrorail has to be held accountable for this. Where were the guards when all of this was happening?” Metrorail spokeswoman... Read more
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Rappler
To experience Washington's ugly underbelly, ride the metro29 hours so crews could inspect electrical cables that have sparked several bla
To experience Washington's ugly underbelly, ride the metro
Rappler / Posted yesterday
29 hours so crews could inspect electrical cables that have sparked several blazes. Things were not always this ugly. Metrorail, as the subway system is called, opened in March 1976 to much fanfare. Its quiet, gleaming trains and high, arched... Read more
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NBC Washington
Redevelopment Plan to Change Montgomery County Neighborhoodalso calls for revitalization of the current shopping center and for shuttle bu
Redevelopment Plan to Change Montgomery County Neighborhood
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
also calls for revitalization of the current shopping center and for shuttle buses that will easily carry residents to the Metrorail and Purple Line stations at Friendship Heights and Bethesda. "This shopping center is so, like, antiquated... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway firegroup deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washing
Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway fire
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway firegroup deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washing
Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway fire
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Feds fault DC subway for inadequate maintenanceMay 3, 2016, to hear a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washin
Feds fault DC subway for inadequate maintenance
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to hear a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON - The Latest on the National... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetygroup deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washing
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetygroup deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washing
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetygroup deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washing
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
group deliver a presentation on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza during a National Transportation Safety Board meeting in Washington, Tuesday, May... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safetyMay 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Wash
Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
May 3, 2016, to review a report on the probable cause of the Jan. 12, 2015 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail accident near the L'Enfant Plaza in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) less Washington Metropolitan Area Transit... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro to have fire safety officer on duty at all timesWashington Metrorail officials announced Monday that a uniformed fire departmen
DC Metro to have fire safety officer on duty at all times
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Washington Metrorail officials announced Monday that a uniformed fire department officer will be stationed at their Rail Operations Control Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning this June. ADVERTISEMENT Currently, fire department... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Red Line Reopens, Parts of Met Branch Trail Closed After CSX DerailmentLine service restored between NoMa-Gallaudet & Brookland. All stations are open
Red Line Reopens, Parts of Met Branch Trail Closed After CSX Derailment
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
Line service restored between NoMa-Gallaudet & Brookland. All stations are open. Trains on/near schedule. 7:04a #wmata — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) May 2, 2016 Detour: Edgewood to 4th Street. 4th Street has bike lanes the entire way from... Read more
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NBC Washington
MARC Riders Can Expect Major Delays on Brunswick Line MondayLine passengers should consider alternate options for Monday's commute. Metro:
MARC Riders Can Expect Major Delays on Brunswick Line Monday
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
Line passengers should consider alternate options for Monday's commute. Metro: Passengers can show MARC tickets to the Metrorail station managers to enter the station. Metro parking charges, however, are not included and must be paid upon... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Duck out of D.C. for a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaportalong red-brick sidewalks. Founded in 1749, the seaport is easy to reach, with
Duck out of D.C. for a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaport
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
along red-brick sidewalks. Founded in 1749, the seaport is easy to reach, with Reagan National Airport a 10-minute Metrorail ride away, and its spectacular Old Town neighborhood is simple to navigate by foot, rental or bikeshare bike, or... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadium$28,000, making an expensive day out at the local ballpark tough to afford. It
Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadium
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
$28,000, making an expensive day out at the local ballpark tough to afford. It also lacks mass transit. With the nearest Metrorail station more than a mile away, the ballpark is built to accommodate road traffic with four parking garages and six... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai metro: Turning the laggard pace of travel upside downwould not be taking the regular bus to Ambattur, but one on the BRTS line. Cal
Chennai metro: Turning the laggard pace of travel upside down
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
would not be taking the regular bus to Ambattur, but one on the BRTS line. Calling for seamless integration of the Metrorail network and BRTS lines, Raj Cherubal of Chennai City Connect, an NGO, says it may not be enough to just have a... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Capital Metro working with Williamson County to expand servicepeople by 2040, county and transportation officials are planning how all those
Capital Metro working with Williamson County to expand service
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 days ago
people by 2040, county and transportation officials are planning how all those people will get around. Capital Metro's MetroRail tracks currently run from Downtown Austin to Leander, and it’s a popular route. "It’s like super crowded,” said... Read more
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The Hill
Feds replace Metro board members as agency scrambles to tackle safetysaid it is appointing three new members with transportation safety expertise to
Feds replace Metro board members as agency scrambles to tackle safety
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
said it is appointing three new members with transportation safety expertise to the board that oversees Washington’s Metrorail system in effort to enhance safety culture at the beleaguered transit agency. The announcement comes amid heavy... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami's Public Transit System Ranked Eighth in the Countrybased on frequency, route type, and distance to the nearest stop on the route."
Miami's Public Transit System Ranked Eighth in the Country
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
based on frequency, route type, and distance to the nearest stop on the route." With over 90 Metrobus routes, a 22-mile Metrorail system that'll take you from Hialeah to Kendall, and a Metromover that zips your around Downtown, you'd think it'd... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Metrorail Will Stay Open Past Midnight for Capitals’ Playoff Game TonightWhen the Capitals meet the Pittsburgh Penguins on the ice tonight in Game 1 of
Metrorail Will Stay Open Past Midnight for Capitals’ Playoff Game Tonight
Washington City Paper / Posted 6 days ago
When the Capitals meet the Pittsburgh Penguins on the ice tonight in Game 1 of their second round playoff series, Metrorail will remain open an hour past its normal closing time of midnight to accommodate fans leaving from Verizon Center. "Entrances... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Arcing Insulator Temporarily Closes Friendship Heights Metro Stationtracking btwn Medical Ctr & Friendship Hghts due to a track problem outside Fri
Arcing Insulator Temporarily Closes Friendship Heights Metro Station
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
tracking btwn Medical Ctr & Friendship Hghts due to a track problem outside Friendship Hghts. Delays in both directions. — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) April 27, 2016 Fire department response at Friendship Hts due to an arcing insulator. Trains... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu eases Metrorail workers’ concerns around disciplinary action The union received complaints from workers who were threatened because they w
Cosatu eases Metrorail workers’ concerns around disciplinary action
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
The union received complaints from workers who were threatened because they were late for work. A Metrorail passenger train arrives at Mutual Station in Cape Town. Picture: Aletta... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Suspect in Metrorail arson attack to be remanded in custodyCAPE TOWN - A man accused of setting alight a Metrorail train will remain behin
Suspect in Metrorail arson attack to be remanded in custody
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
CAPE TOWN - A man accused of setting alight a Metrorail train will remain behind bars for a month because police still need to confirm his personal details. The state has told the court that investigators still have to verify Japhta’s residential... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
How 19 U.S. cities are reimagining their communitiesspaces using just a few cans of paint and plastic furniture,” he said. Transfo
How 19 U.S. cities are reimagining their communities
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
spaces using just a few cans of paint and plastic furniture,” he said. Transforming vacant space into an urban park The Metrorail, which runs on an elevated track in Miami-Dade County, is 26 miles long. The space underneath most of is... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Commuters in Pretoria to be the first to experience new trainswhich have been purchased in a R59bn deal with Gibela Rail Transport Consortium
Commuters in Pretoria to be the first to experience new trains
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
which have been purchased in a R59bn deal with Gibela Rail Transport Consortium‚ are intended to modernise the aged urban Metrorail commuter service‚ which ferries 2.2 million passengers daily. Gibela Rail Transport Consortium is a special... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Maimane speech delivered at DA's manifesto launchcontrol over train services, so that we can run them better and make public tra
Maimane speech delivered at DA's manifesto launch
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
control over train services, so that we can run them better and make public transport truly integrated. Everyone knows that Metrorail needs the DA to make it work properly for our people. The DA difference also means giving more families a home to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cops hunt more suspects in Metrorail arson attack probe In the last two weeks, there've been several incidents in which infrastructur
Cops hunt more suspects in Metrorail arson attack probe
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
In the last two weeks, there've been several incidents in which infrastructure was torched and vandalised. Fire and smoke damage at Cape Town Station following an incident of arson in April... Read more
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Miami New Times
Dade Adopts Plan to Build Six New Mass-Transit Rail Linesand run west along Kendall Drive. Essentially, all of these lines would help f
Dade Adopts Plan to Build Six New Mass-Transit Rail Lines
Miami New Times / Posted 12 days ago
and run west along Kendall Drive. Essentially, all of these lines would help fill in the gaps not covered by the existing Metrorail line, but because Metrorail tracks and stations are costly to build, most of the systems would be less costly... Read more
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Miami New Times
Dade Adopts Plan to Bring Six New Mass Transit Rail Linesand run west along Kendall Drive. Essentially, all of these lines would help f
Dade Adopts Plan to Bring Six New Mass Transit Rail Lines
Miami New Times / Posted 12 days ago
and run west along Kendall Drive. Essentially, all of these lines would help fill in the gaps not covered by the existing Metrorail line, but because Metrorail tracks and stations are costly to build, most of the systems would be less costly... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail arson attack: Accused expected in court next week The man was taken into custody after several Metrorail carriages were gutted
Metrorail arson attack: Accused expected in court next week
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
The man was taken into custody after several Metrorail carriages were gutted in a fire two weeks ago. FILE. Three Metrorail carriages have been set alight at the Cape Town Metrorail... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT cops make Metrorail arson attack probe a top priority Acting police chief Khomotso Phahlane yesterday led a blitz operation at the
CT cops make Metrorail arson attack probe a top priority
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
Acting police chief Khomotso Phahlane yesterday led a blitz operation at the CT train station & City Centre. FILE. Rail commuters wait on a platform at Mutual Station in Cape Town. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Metrorail - Minister Peters Needs to Avoid Derailment of Job Opportunitiesof Transport, Dipuo Peters, must immediately provide answers to the countless S
Metrorail - Minister Peters Needs to Avoid Derailment of Job Opportunities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of Transport, Dipuo Peters, must immediately provide answers to the countless South Africans who have suffered due to Metrorail operations coming to a halt repeatedly this week and have resulted in either protracted delays, complete stoppages... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Truck collides into MetroRail train in Leander, causing hour-long delaysAUSTIN - Due to a minor collision between one of Capital Metro's MetroRail trai
Truck collides into MetroRail train in Leander, causing hour-long delays
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
AUSTIN - Due to a minor collision between one of Capital Metro's MetroRail trains and a truck at Hero Way and U.S. Route 183, officials are suggesting that riders find an alternate way to get around Thursday morning. According to CapMetro shortly... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Saps to increase visibility along major railway lines in CTvisibility along major railway lines in CT Acting police Chief Khomotso Phahla
Saps to increase visibility along major railway lines in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
visibility along major railway lines in CT Acting police Chief Khomotso Phahlane says this is in order to curb attacks on Metrorail trains and equipment. FILE: A train approaches Mutual Station in Cape Town at dawn. Picture: Aletta... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
More pain for Cape Town’s Metrorail commutersMetrorail’s Southern and Northern lines appeared worst affected with its Twitte
More pain for Cape Town’s Metrorail commuters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
Metrorail’s Southern and Northern lines appeared worst affected with its Twitter account warning travellers to “allow extra time of 30-50 min”‚ while the Central line’s expected delays were predicted to be 20 to 30 minutes. On Wednesday‚ Metrorail... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ex-Metrorail worker questioned over arson attack A former employee has been taken in for questioning over the torching of 17 t
Ex-Metrorail worker questioned over arson attack
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
A former employee has been taken in for questioning over the torching of 17 train carriages in Cape Town. Fire and smoke damage at Cape Town Station following an incident of arson in April 2016.... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Metro Train Offloaded After Juvenile Allegedly Kicked and Damaged DoorLine: Incident train moving off the line, expect residual delays as trains resu
Metro Train Offloaded After Juvenile Allegedly Kicked and Damaged Door
Washington City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
Line: Incident train moving off the line, expect residual delays as trains resume schedule/spacing. 4:17p #wmata — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) April 20, 2016 Org/Blu/Sil Line: No longer single tracking. Residual delays continue in both... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chamber counts cost of #Metrorail arson attacksand Industry says it is doing all it can to accommodate employees arriving late
Chamber counts cost of #Metrorail arson attacks
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
and Industry says it is doing all it can to accommodate employees arriving late for work as a result of arson attacks on Metrorail property. This follows Cosatu threatening to down tools at companies who are firing workers or docking their... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
High security at Cape Town Station to prevent 'acts of terror'Three Metrorail train carriages were gutted by a fire at Nolungile Station in S
High security at Cape Town Station to prevent 'acts of terror'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Three Metrorail train carriages were gutted by a fire at Nolungile Station in Site C, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, affecting train travel in the city. The cause of the fire is being investigated. (Lulama Zenzile, Die Burger) Cape Town – There was a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail: We won’t rest until arson culprits are caught The attacks on the rail operator’s services have affected commuters across Ca
Metrorail: We won’t rest until arson culprits are caught
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
The attacks on the rail operator’s services have affected commuters across Cape Town. Three Metrorail carriages were set alight at the Cape Town Metrorail station. Picture: Shantel... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
You'll be hunted down‚ rail boss warns saboteursstatement" on Wednesday about the campaign of arson and vandalism unleashed aga
You'll be hunted down‚ rail boss warns saboteurs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
statement" on Wednesday about the campaign of arson and vandalism unleashed against the rail service. The court granted Metrorail's application to have a temporary interdict against 182 illegal strikers made permanent‚ and told Metrorail to... Read more
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