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NBC Washington
Blue Line Train May Have Run Red Signallive at Reagan National with a look at what you need to know. (Published 28 min
Blue Line Train May Have Run Red Signal
NBC Washington / Posted 42 minutes ago
live at Reagan National with a look at what you need to know. (Published 28 minutes ago) Earlier this month, Metro fired a Metrorail operator who ran a red light signal near the Glenmont station and took passengers into the path of an oncoming... Read more
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The Hill
All-clear given at Union Station after evacuationpackage shortly after 5 p.m. An all-clear has been given at the station, with
All-clear given at Union Station after evacuation
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
package shortly after 5 p.m. An all-clear has been given at the station, with rail service resuming. Union Station is a major transportation hub in Washington, serving both Amtrak and MetroRail trains. - This story was updated... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC slams 'enemy comrades' in Kliptown protest over election candidaterevamped — were trashed with litter. Large and small shops surrounding the are
ANC slams 'enemy comrades' in Kliptown protest over election candidate
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
revamped — were trashed with litter. Large and small shops surrounding the area were closed for fear of looting. Protesters blocked train lines‚ bringing rail operations to a halt. Attempts to get hold of a Metrorail representative drew a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
John McMullan, tough-minded former Miami Herald editor, dies at 95of some government officials. Merritt Stierheim, the former Miami-Dade County
John McMullan, tough-minded former Miami Herald editor, dies at 95
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
of some government officials. Merritt Stierheim, the former Miami-Dade County manager who oversaw the construction of Metrorail and Miami MetroZoo, remembers his first meeting with McMullen in 1976. “I walked into his office in the Herald.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape's public transport woes worse in winteras passengers, fear that anything could happen because kids in Bonteheuwel like
Cape's public transport woes worse in winter
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
as passengers, fear that anything could happen because kids in Bonteheuwel like throwing stones at the trains.” He said Metrorail needs to offer alternative means of transport when it is aware of delays. Safety and security is a major issue on... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro proposes permanent, earlier closing timesOfficials with Washington’s Metrorail system are recommending making earlier cl
DC Metro proposes permanent, earlier closing times
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Washington’s Metrorail system are recommending making earlier closing times permanent in order to keep up with long-term maintenance efforts, the transit agency announced Tuesday. The proposal — which requires board approval this fall... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro trains forced to run slower because of heatWashington Metrorail trains running aboveground have been restricted to 35 mile
DC Metro trains forced to run slower because of heat
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Washington Metrorail trains running aboveground have been restricted to 35 miles per hour because of the excessive heat Monday, the city's transit agency announced. ADVERTISEMENT The announcement comes as Metro implements the fifth phase of its... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
PHL CEO Receives Veterans of Influence AwardReagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, th
PHL CEO Receives Veterans of Influence Award
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, the Dulles Toll Road, and the Washington, D.C. Metrorail System. Cameron holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Auburn... Read more
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The Hill
New York’s busiest subway line to close for 18 monthsNew York City Transit, told the Times. “This is the, ‘Get in, get done, get out
New York’s busiest subway line to close for 18 months
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
New York City Transit, told the Times. “This is the, ‘Get in, get done, get out,’ option.” In Washington, D.C., the city’s Metrorail system is undergoing a yearlong repair effort that involves partial segment shutdowns, continuous single-tracking... Read more
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iol.co.za
What parties are promising the Capecan access social housing. Infrastructure and development We are expanding an
What parties are promising the Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
can access social housing. Infrastructure and development We are expanding and upgrading our roads continuously. Where Metrorail is incapable of rendering its service due to vandalism, the MyCiTi bus service is made available for commuters to... Read more
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Business Standard India
TCS iON to add 200,000 seats across 200 centresnine months. The two key segments that TCS iON caters to are academic and recr
TCS iON to add 200,000 seats across 200 centres
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
nine months. The two key segments that TCS iON caters to are academic and recruitment (including banks, Railways, PSUs, MetroRail and others) . "We are still a business unit, we have put cutting edge platform. you cant look as per centage of... Read more
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Business Standard India
TCS iON to add 2 lakh seats, plans to set up 200 new centresnine months. The two key segments that TCS iON caters to are academic and recr
TCS iON to add 2 lakh seats, plans to set up 200 new centres
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
nine months. The two key segments that TCS iON caters to are academic and recruitment (including banks, Railways, PSUs, MetroRail and others) . "We are still a business unit, we have put cutting edge platform. you cant look as per centage of... Read more
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The Hill
Union sues DC Metro for firing mechanic after deadly smoke incidentA union group is suing Washington's Metrorail system to reinstate a senior mech
Union sues DC Metro for firing mechanic after deadly smoke incident
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
A union group is suing Washington's Metrorail system to reinstate a senior mechanic who was fired following a deadly smoke incident on the subway last year. ADVERTISEMENT ATU Local 689 filed a lawsuit this week in order to get Haile’s job back,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Police ID suspect in fatal stabbing outside Metro stationWALKER MILL, Md. (AP) - Authorities have identified a suspect arrested after a
Police ID suspect in fatal stabbing outside Metro station
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
WALKER MILL, Md. (AP) - Authorities have identified a suspect arrested after a fatal stabbing outside a Metrorail station in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital. Metro Transit Police say 36-year-old Ali Anthony Jovan of Fairfax, Virginia, was... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Police ID suspect in fatal stabbing outside Metro station(AP) Authorities have identified a suspect arrested after a fatal stabbing outs
Police ID suspect in fatal stabbing outside Metro station
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
(AP) Authorities have identified a suspect arrested after a fatal stabbing outside a Metrorail station in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital. Metro Transit Police say 36-year-old Ali Anthony Jovan of Fairfax, Virginia, was taken into custody... Read more
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iol.co.za
Slain train driver: 3 minors in courtuntil their next court appearances. Johnson and Andrews will remain in custody
Slain train driver: 3 minors in court
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
until their next court appearances. Johnson and Andrews will remain in custody until their bail application on August 24. Last week, three men were shot near Netreg train station as residents gathered in remembrance of the slain Metrorail d... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail train driver murder: Families of accused adamant they’re innocent Marlon Johnson’s relatives say they hope the arrests of three minors prove hi
Metrorail train driver murder: Families of accused adamant they’re innocent
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Marlon Johnson’s relatives say they hope the arrests of three minors prove his innocence. Picture: stock.xchng Metrorail,Metrorail train driver killed CAPE TOWN - Family... Read more
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The Daily Record
Man stabbed to death outside Md. Metrorail station WALKER MILL — Authorities say a man has been fatally stabbed and another arre
Man stabbed to death outside Md. Metrorail station
The Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
WALKER MILL — Authorities say a man has been fatally stabbed and another arrested following an argument outside a Metro station in Prince George's County. Metro spokesman Dan Stessel says the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT train commuters warned of heavy delays this afternooncommuters were once again left stranded for hours yesterday after vandals stole
CT train commuters warned of heavy delays this afternoon
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
commuters were once again left stranded for hours yesterday after vandals stole cables. Picture: @cheflow2 via Twitter. Metrorail,Cape Town,Metrorail vandalism,cable theft CAPE TOWN - Metrorail has warned commuters about heavy delays this... Read more
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Eye Witness News
3 minors appear alongside Metrorail driver’s killers in court Marlon Johnson is accused of the fatal shooting of Piet Botha at Netreg Stati
3 minors appear alongside Metrorail driver’s killers in court
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Marlon Johnson is accused of the fatal shooting of Piet Botha at Netreg Station about 2 weeks ago. Picture: Saps. Metrorail,Metrorail deaths,Netreg Station Marlon Johnson, the man... Read more
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iol.co.za
Metrorail forced to slash 40 peak-hour tripsMetrorail said it was forced to cancel these trips after a number of vandalism
Metrorail forced to slash 40 peak-hour trips
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Metrorail said it was forced to cancel these trips after a number of vandalism and arson attacks earlier this year. For months Metrorail has been struggling to keep up with demand, which has led to lengthy delays and protest action by trade... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro repair work falls slightly short due to heatThe third stage of a massive repair effort on Washington’s Metrorail system fel
DC Metro repair work falls slightly short due to heat
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The third stage of a massive repair effort on Washington’s Metrorail system fell slightly short of its goal because of the extreme heat, the transit agency said Wednesday. Metro released its progress report for the third phase of “SafeTrack,” which... Read more
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The Hill
Construction dust clouds DC Metro stationA cloudy haze that filled a subway stop on Washington, D.C.’s Metrorail system
Construction dust clouds DC Metro station
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
A cloudy haze that filled a subway stop on Washington, D.C.’s Metrorail system was the result of construction dust from nearby rail work, not smoke from a fire, according to the transit agency. Some passengers at the Pentagon City station on Tuesday... Read more
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The Daily Record
Dust from construction work fills tunnel of DC Metro rail lineMetropolitan Area Transit Authority says that an exhaust system was working to
Dust from construction work fills tunnel of DC Metro rail line
The Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says that an exhaust system was working to clear the air Tuesday morning. Many Metrorail riders initially were worried that smoke had filled the tunnel, but Metro officials assured passengers... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail rejigs CT train schedule following vandalism, arson attacks The rail operator has amended its timetable, which has seen at least 30 trips
Metrorail rejigs CT train schedule following vandalism, arson attacks
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The rail operator has amended its timetable, which has seen at least 30 trips cancelled indefinitely. FILE: Several delays visible on the electronic timetable at Cape Town... Read more
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The Hill
GM-backed car-sharing service launches in DCA new car-sharing service backed by General Motors Co. is coming to Washington,
GM-backed car-sharing service launches in DC
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
A new car-sharing service backed by General Motors Co. is coming to Washington, D.C. at a time when the city’s Metrorail system is undergoing a massive repair effort. Maven, which enables customers to rent a vehicle using a smart phone app, launched... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
FBCCI to organise anti-militancy convention after foreigners killed in Dhaka terror attack(FBCCI). The 17 foreigners killed during the terror attack on July 1 included
FBCCI to organise anti-militancy convention after foreigners killed in Dhaka terror attack
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 days ago
(FBCCI). The 17 foreigners killed during the terror attack on July 1 included seven Japanese, who were working at the Metrorail project, and nine Italians, most of whom were buyers of Bangladesh’s garments. People related to Bangladesh’s top... Read more
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iol.co.za
#67reasons to love SAand chips parcels Fresh produce from roadside vendors Gatsbys cut into four
#67reasons to love SA
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
and chips parcels Fresh produce from roadside vendors Gatsbys cut into four Gautrain! Getting a seat on a crowded Metrorail train Great red wine Having 4 seasons in one day Hashtag protests Johannesburg's purple sunsets (probably... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'They must not get away with it' - wife of slain train drivertheir father at a memorial on the platform at Netreg Station in Cape Town. (Pau
'They must not get away with it' - wife of slain train driver
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
their father at a memorial on the platform at Netreg Station in Cape Town. (Paul Herman, News24) Cape Town - The wife of a Metrorail train driver shot dead at a Cape Town train station last week, hopes justice will prevail if the two men arrested... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Man arrested after posing as cop, exposing himself to woman, police sayup to a security guard about 5 a.m. July 3 on Aurora Street. Coral Gables poli
Man arrested after posing as cop, exposing himself to woman, police say
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 13 days ago
up to a security guard about 5 a.m. July 3 on Aurora Street. Coral Gables police said Gil asked for directions to the Metrorail, and then claimed to be a police officer and ordered the victim to turn around so he could pat her down. The video... Read more
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iol.co.za
Shot traffic officers recovering at homeperception that all our officials carry firearms, but I want to say that some o
Shot traffic officers recovering at home
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
perception that all our officials carry firearms, but I want to say that some of our staff choose not to carry them. “The Metrorail incident was also one which bothered us and was completely unacceptable.” Grant said two suspects had been... Read more
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iol.co.za
A ring of steel for Cape trainsMetrorail spokeswoman Riana Scott said the project included modern signalling a
A ring of steel for Cape trains
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Metrorail spokeswoman Riana Scott said the project included modern signalling and train control systems, an integrated ticketing system, signage and telecommunications improvements. Asked whether Botha’s death had emphasised the need for CCTV... Read more
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The Hill
DC Metro lags on federal safety actionsThe Metrorail system in Washington, D.C., still has to complete 600 actions req
DC Metro lags on federal safety actions
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
The Metrorail system in Washington, D.C., still has to complete 600 actions required by a federal oversight board in order to fix safety defects, according to newly released data. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), which assumed temporary... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man arrested after posing as cop, exposing himself to woman in Coral Gables, police sayGil, 32, riding up to a security guard about 5 a.m. July 3 on Aurora Street. C
Man arrested after posing as cop, exposing himself to woman in Coral Gables, police say
Local 10 Miami / Posted 14 days ago
Gil, 32, riding up to a security guard about 5 a.m. July 3 on Aurora Street. Coral Gables police said Gil asked where the Metrorail was, and then claimed to be a police officer and ordered the victim to turn around so he could pat her down. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Piet won't die in vain,' Prasa vows at slain train driver's memorialturned out for a memorial service at Netreg Station for slain train driver Piet
'Piet won't die in vain,' Prasa vows at slain train driver's memorial
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
turned out for a memorial service at Netreg Station for slain train driver Piet Botha in Cape Town. Members of Prasa, Metrorail and provincial MEC for transport and public works Donald Grant spoke on the Netreg train station platform to show... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT train driver’s murder case postponedcase postponed Piet Botha was shot while waiting for a train at Netreg station
CT train driver’s murder case postponed
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
case postponed Piet Botha was shot while waiting for a train at Netreg station on Monday morning. Picture: RSC Inc. Metrorail,Metrorail train deaths,Metrorail drivers CAPE TOWN - The case against two men accused of the murder of Metrorail... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Transport union, Metrorail & Prasa to meet over train drivers' safety This follows the murder of train driver Piet Botha who was shot by robbers ea
Transport union, Metrorail & Prasa to meet over train drivers' safety
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
This follows the murder of train driver Piet Botha who was shot by robbers earlier this week. FILE: Train schedule in cape Town. Picture: Monique... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Netreg train murder: Accused to appear in court todaytoday Police acted on a tip-off to arrest the two suspects in Bishop Lavis on
Netreg train murder: Accused to appear in court today
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
today Police acted on a tip-off to arrest the two suspects in Bishop Lavis on Tuesday. Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS Metrorail,Metrorail deaths,Metrorail muggings,Netreg Railway Station,Netreg Station CAPE TOWN – Two men accused of murdering... Read more
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iol.co.za
Expose train crimecourse when four armed robbers overpowered him to rob his bag. Botha was a loy
Expose train crime
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
course when four armed robbers overpowered him to rob his bag. Botha was a loyal member of UNTU while he worked for Metrorail, a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), for the past 26 years. “Train drivers are very traumatised... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Union demands improved security for train driversof driver Piet Botha on Monday. Train drivers in the Western Cape went on stri
Union demands improved security for train drivers
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
of driver Piet Botha on Monday. Train drivers in the Western Cape went on strike following Botha's murder, calling for Metrorail and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to ensure a safer working environment. Untu General... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu protest an electioneering stunt - City of CTcalling for a drastic improvement in transport services in the city. It delive
Cosatu protest an electioneering stunt - City of CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
calling for a drastic improvement in transport services in the city. It delivered memoranda to the municipality, Metrorail, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as the provincial government, giving them until next month to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Train Strike - Where Were the Buses?drivers strike after death of colleague Getting home was even more of a nightm
Train Strike - Where Were the Buses?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
drivers strike after death of colleague Getting home was even more of a nightmare than usual for commuters yesterday when Metrorail failed to supply buses to replace trains brought to a halt by a strike. Train drivers stopped work, demanding a... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Flood of security’ promised after Metrorail driver killedof the rooms and arrested the suspect.” Botha’s death sparked a strike by UNTU
‘Flood of security’ promised after Metrorail driver killed
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
of the rooms and arrested the suspect.” Botha’s death sparked a strike by UNTU drivers who downed tools and demanded that Metrorail and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa [Prasa] ensures their safety while on duty. The strike led to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu threatens to bring CT to a standstill over poor transportto bring CT to a standstill over poor transport Cosatu yesterday handed a memo
Cosatu threatens to bring CT to a standstill over poor transport
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
to bring CT to a standstill over poor transport Cosatu yesterday handed a memorandum to the City of Cape Town and Metrorail during a demonstration. Cosatu members at the City of Cape Town offices, protesting over poor public transport.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail train driver murders to appear in court today Piet Botha was shot and killed in a robbery at the Netreg train station near
Metrorail train driver murders to appear in court today
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
Piet Botha was shot and killed in a robbery at the Netreg train station near Bonteheuwel earlier this week. Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS Metrorail,Bonteheuwel,Bishop Lavis,Metrorail... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu decries state of public transport in Cape TownTOWN - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has handed over a me
Cosatu decries state of public transport in Cape Town
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
TOWN - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has handed over a memorandum to key role players, including Metrorail’s Richard Walke, demanding improved public transport. The memorandum was handed over in front of around 200 Cosatu... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 arrested in connection with Cape Town train driver's murderMetrorail train. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Two people were arrested
2 arrested in connection with Cape Town train driver's murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Metrorail train. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Two people were arrested for allegedly fatally shooting Metrorail driver Piet Botha at the Netreg station in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Botha, 46, had been doing refresher... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cosatu demands ‘dishonest and schizophrenic’ says City of Cape TownCape‚ Tony Ehrenreich‚ included that some of the MyCiTi buses be moved to the C
Cosatu demands ‘dishonest and schizophrenic’ says City of Cape Town
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
Cape‚ Tony Ehrenreich‚ included that some of the MyCiTi buses be moved to the Cape Flats from the old white areas and that Metrorail urgently improves the security on trains and that more trains be made available. Mayoral committee member‚... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UPDATE: Another murder near Netreg train station in CTin CT Earlier today, the body of a 20-year-old man was found near the tracks.
UPDATE: Another murder near Netreg train station in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
in CT Earlier today, the body of a 20-year-old man was found near the tracks. FILE: Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN. Metrorail,Bonteheuwel,Bonteheuwel murder,Netreg Railway Station CAPE TOWN - There has been another murder near Netreg train... Read more
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iol.co.za
Metrorail workers down tools after train driver killedup to two hours on Monday evening, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and
Metrorail workers down tools after train driver killed
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
up to two hours on Monday evening, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and seeking alternative transport to get home. Metrorail management and trade unions were locked in talks on Monday to bash out a joint solution to ensure the safety of... Read more
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