Category «Transportation»

Proposed 6% Increase in Vehicle License Fees

The Provincial Government gazette has published the draft regulation pertaining to motor vehicle licence (MVL) fee increases in the province. The draft regulation is now open for public comment for a period of 30 days. While not required by law, we have continued to publish these draft regulations for comment so as to allow the …

R277 million Gansbaai to Bredasdorp road to unlock economic potential in Overberg Region

Statement by Donald Grant Minister of Transport and Public Works R277 Million Gansbaai To Bredasdorp road to unlock economic potential in Overgberh region I am honoured to be here today, during October Transport Month, to celebrate the completion of the upgraded Gansbaai to Bredasdorp road. This project, and many like it, will serve as a …

SA Government to study High Court order

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is to study the Pretoria High Court’s judgement regarding a class action suit against Transnet. This after the high court, on Thursday, granted an order to two pensioners to launch a class action suit on behalf of Transnet’s 62 000 pensioners. This is in attempt to recover close …

MINISTER GRANT CONDEMNS ACTS OF VANDALISM ON METRORAIL INFRASTRUCTURE

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

In the early hours of this morning, I received distressing news of vicious acts of vandalism carried out by criminals on Metrorail infrastructure. These vandals reportedly butchered signal cables at the busy section between Philippi and Nyanga, adversely affecting the train service between Nyanga and Khayelitsha/Chris Hani and Kapteinsklip/Mitchells Plain (statement from Metrorail attached). The …

Kommer oor standaard en veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na byna noodlottige ongeluk by Port-Elizabeth Lughawe

Kommer oor standaard en veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na byna noodlottige ongeluk by Port-Elizabeth Lughawe

Daar sal indringend ondersoek gedoen moet word na die veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na ‘n ‘byna noodlottige ongeluk’ twee weke gelede (10 Julie) by die lughawe in Port Elizabeth, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor Vervoer. Mnr. Thabelo Ledwaba van die Burgerlugvaart-Owerheid van Suid-Afrika, het vandag aan die VF …

SAA passengers discharged from hospital

Kommer oor standaard en veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na byna noodlottige ongeluk by Port-Elizabeth Lughawe

Hong Kong – Eighteen of the 20 people, injured when a South African Airways (SAA) flight experienced severe turbulence, have been discharged from hospital. “SAA would like to advise that 18 of the 20 people injured whilst on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong have now been discharged from hospital,” said SAA spokesperson Tlali …

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

‘n Holistiese vervoerplan is uiteindelik nodig om aan Suid-Afrika se behoeftes te voldoen aangesien openbare vervoer steeds baie gebrekkig is en sonder behoorlike planne deurgevoer word, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor vervoer. Volgens adv. Alberts is ‘n goeie voorbeeld van die skewe beplanning die minister se geskrewe antwoord aan …