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Cape Metrorail Public Holiday Train Schedule

April and May Cape Metrorail Public Holiday Train Schedule SUNDAY TRAIN SERVICE ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS :- 14, 17, 27 APRIL & 1 MAY 2017 A Sunday train service shall operate on Public Holidays : Friday 14, Monday 17, Thursday 27 April and Monday 1 May 2017. CAPE TOWN – WORCESTER SERVICE Shall work according [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, South Africa, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on Cape Metrorail Public Holiday Train Schedule

Saulsville Train Service Suspended

Saulsville train service suspended due to community unrest - Official statement from Metrorail Pretoria and Saulsville train services operating between stations have been suspended from this morning peak until further notice due to community unrest. Saulsville to Pretoria Commuters are advised to seek alternative transport this morning to get to work /school. Metrorail is committed [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|GoMetro News, Metrorail Gauteng, South Africa|Comments Off on Saulsville Train Service Suspended

De Wildt trains suspended following Metrorail head on train collision

UPDATE: DEWILDT CORRIDOR TRAIN SERVICES FULLY RESTORED Metrorail Gauteng is pleased to announce that Dewildt train services has been fully restored at 12:15pm following the head-on collision on 20 February 2017.  Technical teams worked through the night to reopen one line for train movement between Rosslyn and Dewildt stations. Two-hundred-and-Seven (207) out of the [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, Metrorail Gauteng|Comments Off on De Wildt trains suspended following Metrorail head on train collision

GoMetro’s guidelines for the first time train users

Riding train for the first time? Welcome aboard. We have useful tips and information for travelers like you to make your first rail journey as enjoyable as possible. Don’t forget to share your train travel experience with us afterwards. BOARDING THE TRAIN Stand back from the platform edge while waiting for your train. Wait for [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on GoMetro’s guidelines for the first time train users

Gauteng Metrorail train serivce in Springs corridor delays due to theft and vandalism

Metrorail train service between Springs and Benoni is expected to experience between 40-60 minutes delays due to theft and vandalism of signaling equipment. Between Benoni and Brakpan signal relays have been stolen and apparatus cases were vandalised. Between Brakpan and Springs 10 signaling tuning units have been stolen. The impact of the theft is that [...]

By | January 8th, 2017|GoMetro News, Main Slider, Metrorail Gauteng, South Africa|Comments Off on Gauteng Metrorail train serivce in Springs corridor delays due to theft and vandalism

Train service affected following fire damage near Woodstock Station

Cape Town - A veld fire near Woodstock Station on Thursday morning was responsible for extensive damage to equipment regulating Metrorail's signalling system. The fire destroyed eight multi-core cables over a length of nine meters, disabling the automated signalling system. This incident is exacerbated by vandalism near Nyanga (Central area) and Koelenhof (Northern area). Historically fire [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|GoMetro News, South Africa, Western Cape, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on Train service affected following fire damage near Woodstock Station

Metrorail to scale down all its train services during festive season in Gauteng

Metrorail announced that it will scale down all its train services, due to reduced demand during the festive season. A survey was conducted in Metroplus Express trains, to see how many customers will be using the service during the festive season. Majority of the customers indicated that they will not require the service. As a [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Featured, Main Slider, Metrorail Gauteng|Comments Off on Metrorail to scale down all its train services during festive season in Gauteng

Metrorail official statement on Tembisa – Kaalfontein head on collision

Social media went abuzz, when news broke that Metrorail trains collided in Tembisa and Kaalfontein stations, on midday Monday. With social media posts, thoughts and prayers to those affected, Metrorail has released an official statement about the incident and condolences to the family of the deceased. This is a public statement from Metrorail's Marketing and [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Featured, GoMetro News, Metrorail Gauteng, South Africa|Comments Off on Metrorail official statement on Tembisa – Kaalfontein head on collision

SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: SIMON’S TOWN SERVICE ALTERNATIVES

Cape Town – Metrorail is forced to continue with alternative transport arrangements between Retreat and Simon’s Town Stations until further notice. This is due to the mast pole that the wind blew over between St James and False Bay Stations on October 6th 2016. Mast poles are the steel/concrete structures supporting the overhead traction equipment [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Featured, Informative, Western Cape, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: SIMON’S TOWN SERVICE ALTERNATIVES

Tritech Media acquires 20% in GoMetro

Tritech Media, the media technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family, today announced the investment of a 20% holding in market-leading smart-mobility technology company GoMetro. The balance of shares in GoMetro are held by 4Decades Capital (representing former Rand Merchant Bank CEO Mike Pfaff and Chief Investment Officer Derek Prout- Jones inter alia), AngelHub Ventures [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Featured, GoMetro News, Main Slider, South Africa|Comments Off on Tritech Media acquires 20% in GoMetro