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Eye Witness News
Metrorail orders 30km cable due to theft, vandalism in WC Regional manager Richard Walker yesterday told Parliament's Transport Committ
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
Regional manager Richard Walker yesterday told Parliament's Transport Committee it's losing more carriages than it can replace due to arson and vandalism. A Metrorail train. Picture:... Read more
13h
Eye Witness News
Metrorail services in several parts of Tshwane temporarily suspended They are protesting against the issuing of enforcement tickets - which preven
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
They are protesting against the issuing of enforcement tickets - which prevent them from renewing their public driver’s licenses. A Metrorail train. Picture: Giovanna... Read more
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14h
AllAfrica.com
Tshwane Roads, Railway Lines Blocked and Cars Pelted in Taxi Protestget to work. He said they were also monitoring the roads to make sure no crimin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
get to work. He said they were also monitoring the roads to make sure no criminal elements emerge during the protest. Metrorail train services operating from Mabopane to Soshanguve have also been suspended as taxi drivers blocked the railway... Read more
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15h
News 24 South Africa
Tshwane roads, railway lines blocked and cars pelted in taxi protestget to work. He said they were also monitoring the roads to make sure no crimin
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
get to work. He said they were also monitoring the roads to make sure no criminal elements emerge during the protest. Metrorail train services operating from Mabopane to Soshanguve have also been suspended as taxi drivers blocked the railway... Read more
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19h
The Miami Hurricane
BREAKING: Police investigate robbery near Watsco Center on campuswas available on what was stolen. One northbound lane of Ponce De Leon Bouleva
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 19 hours ago
was available on what was stolen. One northbound lane of Ponce De Leon Boulevard was blocked near the University Metrorail station while police investigated two possible suspects. “The situation going on right now is the result of... Read more
19h
NBC Miami
Woman Robbed By Armed Suspect on UM Campuson the campus of the University of Miami Tuesday evening, Coral Gables police s
NBC Miami / Posted 19 hours ago
on the campus of the University of Miami Tuesday evening, Coral Gables police said. The crime happened at the University Metrorail Station on Ponce De Leon Boulevard. The victim is in her 30s to 40s and is not a student at UM, according to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit now has chance to get public transit rightwith additional routes to service areas in Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washten
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
with additional routes to service areas in Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties, similar to the Metrorail that connects the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Importantly, an effective transportation system... Read more
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NBC Washington
Teen Arrested After Police Find Multiple Upskirting Photoslocated on the west side of 14th Street, Northwest. Police believe Williams was
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
located on the west side of 14th Street, Northwest. Police believe Williams was also at the Columbia Heights and U Street Metrorail stations the following day, Thursday, August 3. Investigators said all of the victims were females wearing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man hospitalized after hit by METRORail trainA man was hospitalized Sunday morning after he was hit by a METRORail train in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
A man was hospitalized Sunday morning after he was hit by a METRORail train in downtown Houston. It's not clear why the man, who police said appeared to be homeless, was on the tracks near Main and Dallas around 6:20 a.m. when the Red Line train... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Prasa protection officer says humiliated after assault by Metrorail commuter The 38-year-old was on duty during rush hour when a rowdy group of passengers
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
The 38-year-old was on duty during rush hour when a rowdy group of passengers stormed a platform to board a train without paying the fare. A Metrorail train. Picture:... Read more
12d
iol.co.za
Train guard assaulted by non-paying commutersof the incident, had reported to his manager that the assailant taunted him and
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
of the incident, had reported to his manager that the assailant taunted him and threatened to “come back” and do it again. Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said the commuter agency condemned the incident. “The incident is being investigated and... Read more
13d
iol.co.za
1500 jobs created by PRASAoutside of South Africa as PRASA gears up to manufacture the remaining 580 trai
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
outside of South Africa as PRASA gears up to manufacture the remaining 580 trains locally thus bringing the total new Metrorail trains to 600 over the next 10 years. The manufacturing activities in Brazil has allowed Gibela (Manufacturer) to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Damaged overhead wires delay Johannesburg trainsJohannesburg - Metrorail said on Thursday that commuter train services operatin
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Johannesburg - Metrorail said on Thursday that commuter train services operating in Johannesburg were experiencing delays of up one hour in the morning following infrastructural challenges. The commuter train operator said Train 0841 had damaged... Read more
13d
iol.co.za
Residents risk lives at level crossingsNARROW ESCAPE: A Metrorail passenger train dragged a car about 50m after a coll
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
NARROW ESCAPE: A Metrorail passenger train dragged a car about 50m after a collision at the Uxbridge Road level crossing in Lakeside on Sunday. Picture: Jeffrey Abrahams. CAPE TOWN - Residents living along the southern railway line have expressed... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
MetroRail delayed after train strikes crossing armAUSTIN - Capital Metro's MetroRail service is delayed Monday morning after a tr
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
AUSTIN - Capital Metro's MetroRail service is delayed Monday morning after a train struck a rail arm. The train hit the rail arm at Lamar Boulevard at around 8:15 a.m., causing about a 15-minute delay, CapMetro said. CapMetro said there was no... Read more
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iafrica.com
Is public transport the answer?the decision easier for you. We not only look at safety, but cost, routes and
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the decision easier for you. We not only look at safety, but cost, routes and reliability to make the decision easier. Metrorail transports up to 2 millions people to work daily in the following provinces: Gauteng Western Cape KwaZulu... Read more
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iol.co.za
Motorist hit by train at a level crossing, dragged for about 50mA Metrorail passenger train dragged a car about 50m after a crash at the Uxbrid
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
A Metrorail passenger train dragged a car about 50m after a crash at the Uxbridge Road level crossing in Lakeside yesterday. A motorist had a narrow escape after his car was hit by a train at a level crossing and dragged for about 50 metres... Read more
17d
Eye Witness News
Train lines to Simons Town reopened after accidentaccident It's understood a train leaving the station collided with a vehicle o
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
accident It's understood a train leaving the station collided with a vehicle on Albertyn Way earlier this morning. A Metrorail train. Picture: Giovanna Gerbi/EWN. CAPE TOWN - Metrorail says both lines to Simons Town have been reopened... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Water users saved from paying P3.4Bfunds. End result: State financing firms/banks provided the money and the gover
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
funds. End result: State financing firms/banks provided the money and the government became the controlling interest in the MetroRail Transit Line 3. + In the construction of NAIA Terminal-3, its builder Philippine International Air Terminals Co.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Less taxing in the long runcost will be largely neutral, as no GST has been levied on travel by central or
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
cost will be largely neutral, as no GST has been levied on travel by central or state run transport facilities, metrorail or monorail services, and metered cabs, which were exempt under the earlier regime as well. Also, there has been no... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
Nine cable thieves arrested on trainsMetrorail security offer caught the suspect while he was stripping the carriage
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Metrorail security offer caught the suspect while he was stripping the carriage's internal wiring. This came just a few days after Metrorail announced it would send armed guards on the central line following a spate in attacks on commuters and... Read more
20d
Eye Witness News
Police arrest man stripping cables on Metrorail train Earlier this week another suspect was caught cutting ground cable between Mai
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
Earlier this week another suspect was caught cutting ground cable between Maitland and Ndabeni. A Metrorail train at Cape Town station. Picture: EWN. Members of the Metrorail Protection... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Man caught stripping cables on Metrorail train, arrested Earlier this week another suspect was caught cutting ground cable between Mai
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
Earlier this week another suspect was caught cutting ground cable between Maitland and Ndabeni. A Metrorail train at Cape Town station. Picture: EWN. Members of the Metrorail Protection... Read more
20d
iol.co.za
Armed guards for central railway lineMetrorail train drive Pieter Botha was shot dead during a robbery at Netreg sta
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Metrorail train drive Pieter Botha was shot dead during a robbery at Netreg station last year. A passenger was injured after being thrown out of a fast-moving train near Heideveld station last year. Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Taxi drivers take on protesters, unblock roadand taxi drivers. The protesters later dispersed while taxi drivers cleared the
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
and taxi drivers. The protesters later dispersed while taxi drivers cleared the road of debris, burnt tyres and stones. Metrorail said its morning peak train service was disrupted due to the violence. The residents had moved their protest... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Metrorail restores Joburg-Vereeniging train serviceMetrorail suspended train services between Vereeniging and Johannesburg on June
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Metrorail suspended train services between Vereeniging and Johannesburg on June 26 following a violent service delivery protest around Nancefield train station as protesters barricaded roads with debris and burning tyres, making the station... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Protesters burn tyres on tracks, disrupt Metrorail servicesIt was not immediately clear what the protest was in relation with, but Metrora
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
It was not immediately clear what the protest was in relation with, but Metrorail spokesperson, Lillian Mofokeng said in that they suspected it was related to municipal services. "All trains running on this corridor transporting thousands of... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Prasa promises armed guards on Metrorail central linepromised to deploy armed guards to protect its employees working on the central
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
promised to deploy armed guards to protect its employees working on the central line. Richard Walker, regional manager of Metrorail in the Western Cape, made the same promise in January, but up to now nothing materialised. “Untu is continuing... Read more
27d
Eye Witness News
Armed guards may be deployed to protect Metrorail drivers in CT This is apparently contained in a turnaround strategy presented to unions thi
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
This is apparently contained in a turnaround strategy presented to unions this week by Prasa acting group CEO Lindikhaya Zide. Picture: EWN. CAPE TOWN - Armed guards could soon be... Read more
27d
Island Packet
She pretended to be an engineer for a $33 million contract — now she’s in jailand retail complex with a 1,000-space parking garage and a location next to the
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
and retail complex with a 1,000-space parking garage and a location next to the South Dade busway — which links up with the Metrorail. Officials envisioned crowds forsaking nearby malls and flocking to Krome Avenue for a hot date or family... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Public transport inquiry to focus on escalating coststhe various aspect that impacts on competition.” The inquiry will also probe w
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
the various aspect that impacts on competition.” The inquiry will also probe whether the allocation of government subsidies to commuter buses Metrorail and the Gautrain are entry barriers to potential competitors. (Edited by Zamangwan... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Uber and metered taxis under official spotlighttransport as relevant for this inquiry, including minibus taxis, localised and
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
transport as relevant for this inquiry, including minibus taxis, localised and metered taxis, app-based taxi services, Metrorail and the Gautrain. The commission also published a Call for Submissions for stakeholders and the public to provide... Read more
29d
FOX Business
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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29d
FOX Business
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
Dayton Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
House gives go-ahead for DC rail safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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29d
Daily Herald
House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commissionagency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
agency will continue to oversee safety until it determines that the new entity is capable of meeting its responsibilities. Metrorail provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day and is the second busiest transit system in the... Read more
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The Hill
House votes to authorize D.C. Metro safety commissionapproval for the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland to enter into an i
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
approval for the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland to enter into an interstate compact to create a Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. According to the resolution, the new commission would act as the “state safety oversight... Read more
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30d
iol.co.za
Competition Commission calls for submissions into public transport market inquirytransport as relevant for this inquiry, including minibus taxis, localised and
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
transport as relevant for this inquiry, including minibus taxis, localised and metered taxis, app-based taxi services, Metrorail, and the Gautrain. The guidelines for participating in the inquiry seek to provide for a fair opportunity and a... Read more

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