Engineering News | Public Transport https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/public-transport Thu, 21 Jan 2021 01:45:26 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gautrain rolling stock fleet completes 40-million kilometres in service https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-rolling-stock-fleet-completes-40-million-kilometres-2021-01-18 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Mon, 18 Jan 2021 11:10:00 +0200 574110 1611039005 1610961000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918342_resized_gautraincommuterfleetbombardier20211022.jpg 511 287 Golden Arrow announces a fare increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/golden-arrow-announces-a-fare-increase-2020-12-18 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:29:00 +0200 572946 1608280240 1608280140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Golden Arrow operator keen on running passenger rail service in Cape Town https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/golden-arrow-operator-keen-on-running-passenger-rail-service-in-cape-town-2020-12-11 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571806 1607413599 1607637600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gibela confident it will deliver 600 new train sets to PRASA by 2029 deadline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-confident-of-reaching-2029-deadline-2020-12-04 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570983 1606799577 1607032800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Despite improvements, rail safety remains a concern – RSR https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-improvements-rail-safety-remains-a-concern-rsr-2020-11-27 Donna Slater RAIL Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:33:00 +0200 571345 1606485424 1606483980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Buses, trains shunned in favour of cars and taxis, Gauteng travel survey reveals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buses-trains-shunned-in-favour-of-cars-taxis-gauteng-travel-survey-reveals-2020-11-27 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570355 1606204267 1606428000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gautrain to complete electric-bus pilot project by end-2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-to-complete-electric-bus-pilot-project-by-end-2021-2020-11-27 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570356 1606204267 1606428000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gibela confident of meeting 2029 deadline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-confident-of-meeting-2029-deadline-2020-11-12 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL Thu, 12 Nov 2020 14:25:00 +0200 569888 1605194130 1605183900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000909744_resized_gibelaceohectordanisa1022.jpg Hector Danisa 511 287 Golden Arrow operator keen on running passenger rail service in Cape Town https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/golden-arrow-operator-keen-on-running-passenger-rail-service-in-cape-town-2020-11-05 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:54:00 +0200 569261 1604589974 1604577240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000908275_resized_gautrainmodderfontein707091022duane.jpg 511 287 The 'jig is up' for rail saboteurs - Mbalula tells Parliament https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-jig-is-up-for-rail-saboteurs---mbalula-tells-parliament-2020-11-04 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:27:00 +0200 569060 1604471363 1604471220 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 South Africa begins talks to regulate key minibus taxi industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-begins-talks-to-regulate-key-minibus-taxi-industry-2020-11-03 Bloomberg PUBLIC TRANSPORT Tue, 03 Nov 2020 08:25:00 +0200 568942 1604386593 1604384700 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907554_resized_taxiindustry1120bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 The taxi industry is 'the lifeblood of public transport', but we must fix problems – Ramaphosa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-taxi-industry-is-the-lifeblood-of-public-transport-but-we-must-fix-problems-ramaphosa-2020-10-29 News24Wire Public Transport Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:15:00 +0200 568673 1603980653 1603973700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000906934_resized_cyrilramaphosa3060720201022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 PRASA appoints acting CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-appoints-acting-ceo-2020-10-27 Creamer Media Reporter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:42:00 +0200 568456 1603811203 1603809720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Smart mobility plan launched to improve Gauteng transport by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-mobility-plan-launched-to-improve-gauteng-transport-by-2030-2020-10-27 Donna Slater ROADS Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:08:00 +0200 568445 1603810454 1603807680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gauteng’s Transport Authority to be formally established by the end of the year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautengs-transport-authority-to-be-formally-established-by-the-end-of-the-year-2020-10-16 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:50:00 +0200 567498 1602858818 1602849000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904464_resized_railcreamermedia06191022.jpg 511 287 Buses, trains shunned in favour of cars, taxis, reveals Gauteng travel survey https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bus-rail-shunned-in-favour-of-cars-taxis-reveals-gauteng-travel-survey-2020-10-15 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:45:00 +0200 567394 1602770270 1602765900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904176_resized_ctlecommutertransportlocomotivesandengineeringnigelprasa2107141022duane.jpg 511 287 Gautrain, Numsa settle wage dispute https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-numsa-settle-wage-dispute-2020-10-15 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:37:00 +0200 567343 1602751796 1602751020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904050_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturegautrain102191022.jpg 511 287 Concessioning best option to revive urban rail, says former Gauteng Transport MEC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concessioning-best-option-to-revive-urban-rail-says-former-gauteng-transport-mec-2020-10-13 Irma Venter RAIL Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:39:00 +0200 567117 1602842967 1602585540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903620_resized_ismailvadi305131022duane.jpg Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Johannesburg mayor warns rogue business forums not to delay projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-mayor-warns-rogue-business-forums-not-to-delay-projects-2020-10-06 Tasneem Bulbulia TRANSPORT/INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 06 Oct 2020 16:29:00 +0200 566525 1602049488 1601994540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BOC says contingency plans in place for Gautrain strike https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boc-says-contingency-plans-in-place-for-gautrain-strike-2020-10-05 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Mon, 05 Oct 2020 10:39:00 +0200 566330 1601889556 1601887140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Numsa serves notice for Gautrain strike https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-serves-notice-for-gautrain-strike-2020-10-02 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Fri, 02 Oct 2020 16:26:00 +0200 566288 1601649665 1601648760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gautrain extension will improve Gauteng’s competitiveness, says GMA 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Recorded: 21.08.2020 Big loss for Gautrain predicted as ridership falls, owing to Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-set-for-big-loss-as-ridership-falls-owing-to-covid-19-2020-09-18 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564339 1600149941 1600380000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Security function now top priority at PRASA, says CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/security-function-now-top-priority-at-prasa-says-ceo-2020-09-18 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564340 1600149941 1600380000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Security function now top priority at PRASA, says CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/security-function-now-top-priority-at-prasa-says-ceo-2020-09-07 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:22:00 +0200 564092 1607078376 1599470520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896839_resized_metrorailprasa210714duane1022.jpg 511 287 Gibela has spent R6bn on local procurement since 2014 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-has-spent-r6bn-on-local-procurement-since-2014-2020-08-28 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Fri, 28 Aug 2020 15:43:00 +0200 563421 1598685527 1598622180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895186_resized_gibelaceohectordanisa20191022.jpg Gibela CEO Hector Danisa 511 287 Interprovincial travel allowed, four more airports to reopen, says Mbalula https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interprovincial-travel-allowed-four-more-airports-to-reopen-says-mbalula-2020-08-25 News24Wire TRANSPORT Tue, 25 Aug 2020 22:55:00 +0200 563038 1598389009 1598388900 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Six buses stoned in Atlantis in the Western Cape https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/six-buses-stoned-in-atlantis-in-the-western-cape-2020-08-25 News24Wire TRANSPORT Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:59:00 +0200 563009 1598360400 1598360340 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Gautrain set for big loss as ridership falls owing to Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-set-for-big-loss-as-ridership-falls-owing-to-covid-19-2020-08-21 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Fri, 21 Aug 2020 13:57:00 +0200 562774 1598021810 1598011020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000893610_resized_gmacootshepokgobe1022.jpg Tshepo Kgobe 511 287 Covid-19 to have lasting impact on the transport sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-unusual-2020-08-14 Irma Venter TRANSPORT  Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561030 1597138887 1597356000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000891023_resized_road.jpg 511 287 Alstom Southern Africa appoints new MD https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-southern-africa-appoints-new-md-2020-08-07 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560607 1596457953 1596751200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Covid-19 compliance exacting huge costs on contracted bus sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contracted-bus-sector-struggles-with-high-cost-of-covid-19-compliance-2020-07-31 Irma Venter BUS INDUSTRY Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560028 1595860611 1596146400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 PRASA, railway equipment company managers arrested for theft https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-manager-railway-equipment-company-owner-arrested-for-theft-2020-07-27 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:10:00 +0200 560348 1595856273 1595841000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887987_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturemetrorail40220191022.jpg 511 287 Metrorail recovers R1.3m in stolen feeder wire  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metrorail-recovers-r13m-in-stolen-feeder-wire-2020-07-24 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:28:00 +0200 560230 1595603998 1595579280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887715_resized_metrorailcabletheft120201022.jpg 511 287 Taxi assistance approved in principle, says TAG’s Van der Merwe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/taxi-assistance-approved-in-principle-says-tags-van-der-merwe-2020-07-24 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559394 1595265299 1595541600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 UP, CSIR sign collaboration agreement on smart transport, cities  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/up-csirsign-collaboration-agreement-on-smart-transport-cities-2020-07-23 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:37:00 +0200 560099 1595493507 1595493420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887383_resized_csirpolymersandcomposites072018marleny1022.jpg 511 287