The United National Transport Union (UNTU) will adhere to the instruction given by President Cyril Ramaphosa and will lockdown its offices nationwide for 21 days but will continue to assist members 24/7.
Hendrik Fourie, President of UNTU, says the Union […]
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) call on Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to suspend the train services of Metrorail, South Africa’s urban commuter train, to combat the spreading of COVID-19.
The suspension of the train services until 14 April 2020 […]
Members of the United National Transport Union (UNTU) are invited to watch Sonja Carsten, Deputy-General Secretary of the Union, talking about how Government is busy sabotaging Metrorail on ENCA Talking point.
The live television interview will be broadcast on Saturday […]
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and the South African Government is sabotaging Metrorail by forcing it to continue operating a passenger commuter service without funding it so that the Administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo can pay its bills.
Nonhlanhla Dlamini, a 38-year old female train driver of Metrorail, a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), is extremely traumatised after she was stoned in her cabin by a mob of furious commuters.
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) seriously questions the competence of the Railway Safety Regular (RSR) as the watch dog over rail safety and with the obligation to ensure compliance with safety regulations in South Africa.
Two Gauteng North High Court Orders to force the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to implement drastic improvements to continue its service with a safety operating permit issued by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR), had zero impact on […]
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) welcomes the swift response of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in arresting two teenagers in connection with the most recent arson attacks at the Cape Town Station, but serious doubt that a 14 […]
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) has welcomed the decision by Minister Fikile Mbalula, Minister of Transport, to appoint Mr Bongisizwe Mpondo as the Administrator of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).