31 July 2014

COSATU condemns Metrorail Response to trains crisis!

COSATU condemns Metro Rail’s response to the train crisis and calls on Minister to intervene

COSATU is outraged at the response of Metro Rail; that it will shut down the Central line that operates between Langa, Bellville, Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha, Belhar and other related stations. This clearly is punishing commuters for the actions of criminals, which is totally unacceptable. The rail system is the back bone of public transport in the City of Cape Town for the Cape Flats. These poor communities have no other modes of transport to get them to their destinations as the overcrowding of the rest of the system is confirmed by the Golden Arrow operators in today’s Argus.

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