City Of Cape Town Intends To Take Over Commuter Rail Services

Statement by the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, Councillor Brett Herron Commuter rail – the backbone of public transport in Cape Town – is on the brink of total collapse. Given the severity of the situation and the fact that 54% of commuter journeys are made by passenger rail, the City of Cape Town intends to request that the National Department of Transport (DoT) expedite the assignment of the urban rail function to the City, pending Council’s approval by


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