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PRASA, as the implementing arm of the National Department of Transport, the sole shareholder, is primarily focused on the mandate contained in the Legal Succession Act of South African Transport Services (SATS) Act of 1989, as amended in November 2008.

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PRASA condemns the senseless destruction of its trains

Saturday 21st July 2018, 2 trains caught fire at Cape Town station. Whilst the reasons behind the fire are still sketchy, it is reported that one train arrived at the station, at platform 15, with one of the coaches already on fire. Other reports suggest that the train was set alight when passengers got off the train when it arrived at the station.

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The Minister of Transport Dr Blade Nzimande statement following the suspension of PRASA's safety permit

The Minister of Transport, Dr Blade Nzimande, has directed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) to immediately address all current safety concerns raised by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR).


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PRASA responds to RSR media statement

PRASA noted with alarm at the statement sent by the Rail Safety Regulator (RSR) stating that PRASA is operating without a valid Safety Permit and that in their opinion, PRASA cannot demonstrate that is able, committed nor has the resources to properly assess and effectively control the risk to assets and safety of its customers and staff.

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