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prasaEngineering News reports that state-owned passenger rail service Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) and the United National Transport Union (Untu) are in advanced stages of discussions to have the suspended Central Line, in Cape Town, reopened on Wednesday.  

The line was closed on 10 January for safety reasons following the fatal shooting of a security guard at the Khayelitsha station.  “Prasa is appreciative of the willingness of Untu to find a workable solution to return the service even in the face of rampant attacks against its asset and, most importantly, to its passengers and employees,” Prasa Rail acting CEO Mthuthuzeli Swartz on Tuesday.  The talks will take place regionwide, with assessments done in a multi-party approach over a two-day workshop planned for January 17 and 18 in Cape Town.

  • Read this report in full at Engineering News
  • Read too, Safety concerns keeps Cape Town train line closed, at News24


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