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GAUTRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN PRETORIA AND HATFIELD STATIONS FULLY RESTORED

GAUTRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN PRETORIA AND HATFIELD STATIONS FULLY RESTORED

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, today announced that the Gautrain services between the Pretoria and Hatfield Stations have been fully restored and that all train services are now operating normally. The train service between these two stations was disrupted following a road accident on which a cement truck crashed through the concrete balustrade of the bridge above both the...

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GAUTRAIN’S PASSENGER INCREASE SINCE THE START OF THE ECOMOBILITY FESTIVAL

GAUTRAIN’S PASSENGER INCREASE SINCE THE START OF THE ECOMOBILITY FESTIVAL

Gauteng and the City of Johannesburg, with EcoMobility, is putting the Province and the City on a trajectory to make public transport part of people’s lifestyle. Since the commencement of the City of Johannesburg’s EcoMobility Festival, the Gautrain has shown a substantial passenger increase of 7.7% on its train passenger trips.  On the first day of the Festival the Gautrain recorded its...

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GAUTRAIN’S OPERATIONS DURING ECO-MOBILITY FESTIVAL

GAUTRAIN’S OPERATIONS DURING ECO-MOBILITY FESTIVAL

To demonstrate to the world that an eco-mobile future is possible and that public transport, can be accessible, safe and attractive, the City of Johannesburg are giving public transport, cyclists and pedestrians preference on the streets of Sandton during the month-long EcoMobility World Festival in October 2015. As road use will be limited on some of the streets in the Sandton central business...

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Planned Gautrain System Enhancements

Planned Gautrain System Enhancements

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, today announced two enhancements to the Gautrain service offerings to passengers. “Gautrain will be enhancing the current automatic fare collection system with the key focus on interoperability and regulatory compliance and the extension of the Gautrain Station platform at the OR Tambo International Airport,” said Vadi. The Gautrain...

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The economic impact of Gautrain

The economic impact of Gautrain

When the Gauteng Province embarked on a project to implement a state of the art rapid rail network, the Gautrain was born, the goal was not only to upgrade public transport but to also improve the economy of the Province and the quality of life of the people of Gauteng. During the implementation of the project, Socio Economic Development goals were measured and monitored on a monthly basis but...

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