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Vereeniging Train Service suspended due to Kliptown community unrest

Metrorail morning peak train service operating between Johannesburg and Vereeniging via Midway has been suspended until further notice due to service delivery protest. Protestors at Kliptown burned tyres and blocked all rail lines affecting the safe movement of trains to and from Vereeniging. All trains have been stopped until further notice to protect commuters, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|GoMetro News, Metrorail Gauteng|Comments Off on Vereeniging Train Service suspended due to Kliptown community unrest

Go for GoMetro advertisement to reach mobile users

GoMetro is the official mobile app for Metrorail that reaches users in Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. Commuters across these provinces use GoMetro daily to check for train updates, ranging from delays, train schedules and service announcements - corporates are also using GoMetro advertising to reach mobile users GoMetro app dedicates an [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile|Comments Off on Go for GoMetro advertisement to reach mobile users

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

The new GoMetro Transport API with Accessibility Score

Taking the temperature of public transport in Cape Town with the new GoMetro Transport API GoMetro launches Open Data Public Transport API for Cape Town with Accessibility Score, Multimodal Journey Planner and Metrorail Line Updates Public transport is an essential service, enabling citizens and visitors to fully participate in the opportunities of city life. Good [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on The new GoMetro Transport API with Accessibility Score

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

Introducing GoMetro API, SA’s largest public transport database

GoMetro announced that they will be releasing all the public transport data that have been collected across the country and abroad - now introducing: GoMetro API, South Africa's first comprehensible public transport data. On Wednesday 15 Feb - GoMetro's CEO, Justin Coetzee announced that GoMetro will be releasing the data that has been collected [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa, Traffic, Western Cape|Comments Off on Introducing GoMetro API, SA’s largest public transport database

Why GoMetro is the best way to reach public transport users

In a world where technology continues to take the centre stage and draws attention to potential consumers, it becomes impossible to overlook the incredible power of digital marketing tool for your products or services, that is the main reason why these two big brands in South Africa chose GoMetro mobile advertisement to market their products.GoMetro [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Featured, Informative, Main Slider, South Africa, Western Cape|Comments Off on Why GoMetro is the best way to reach public transport users

Causes of traffic congestion and how to avoid it

Traffic congestion causes chaos on the road and it is time-consuming. It makes it difficult for motorists and commuters to reach their destinations on time, this has an impact on the countries economy - some people get relieved from their duties due to unpunctuality, some are demoted, here are some of the main causes of [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on Causes of traffic congestion and how to avoid it

How to use GoMetro App for first-time users

You can not know the importance of something if you don't know how to use it, we would like to help commuters to understand GoMetro App better. GoMetro App, a mobility app designed by GoMetro with intentions of improving the way people move, having access to real-time information about public transport, mainly, trains. Below is [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on How to use GoMetro App for first-time users