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VANDALISM ON GAUTRAIN CONDEMNED

The vandalism which took place on Gautrain is vehemently condemned by Dr. Ismail Vadi, Gauteng MEC Roads and Transport. On 3 January, on the last train from Centurion, a man boarded Gautrain and smashed several windows in two carriages with a blunt instrument. “Due to Gautrain’s stringent security measures, the incident was effectively and immediately managed,” said Dr. Vadi. “Gautrain...

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GAUTRAIN MANAGEMENT AGENCY WELCOMES AN ARREST BY THE [DPCI] HAWKS

GAUTRAIN MANAGEMENT AGENCY WELCOMES AN ARREST BY THE [DPCI] HAWKS

MEC Vadi today congratulates the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) and the Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) for the speedy arrest of a former GMA employee under suspicion of attempted fraud, corruption and contravention of, amongst others, the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act and the Electronic Communication and Transactions Act (ECTA). Vadi said that this...

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TRANSACTION ADVISORS FOR PROPOSED GAUTENG RAIL EXTENSIONS APPOINTED

TRANSACTION ADVISORS FOR PROPOSED GAUTENG RAIL EXTENSIONS APPOINTED

The appointment of a consortium of Transaction Advisors to conduct the feasibility study for the possible rapid rail extensions to the Gautrain network was announced today by the Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi. “The purpose of the feasibility study is to inform the decision to proceed with the Gautrain extensions and the preferred routes that should be developed. This...

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VADI APPLAUDS GAUTRAIN SETTLEMENT AND EXTENDED AIRPORT SERVICES

VADI APPLAUDS GAUTRAIN SETTLEMENT AND EXTENDED AIRPORT SERVICES

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, welcomed the labour agreement reached between the Bombela Concession Company and union representatives that averted strike action by Gautrain bus and train drivers. “The responsible manner in which the salary negotiations were concluded is commendable and augurs well for stable relations in a critical sector that provides public transport to...

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Possible Service Disruptions

Possible Service Disruptions

The Bombela Concession Company confirms that UTATU (the union which represents Gautrain’s train drivers and some station staff) has issued a strike notice effective Monday morning the 18th August 2014. Engagements are however continuing with a view to averting the possibility of a strike and preventing any disruptions to Gautrain services. A more comprehensive statement detailing the outcome of...

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