Reacting to reports suggesting that Metrorail is continuing to plan on the basis of a new line to Cape Town’s international airport, Western Cape provincial transport MEC Robin Carlisle told press representatives there was no need for a Gautrain-like service in the mother city. Municipal officials too have lost enthusiasm for an airport railway, notably since the city instituted a costly luxury bus service that is severely underutilised. The proposed train line follows a roundabout route through Langa and would probably carry even fewer passengers than the bus – from which it would probably abstract passengers.
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