12 September 2019 - NW459
Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Transport
With reference to the reply of the Minister of Police to question 335 on 14 August 2019, what (a) number of closed circuit television cameras are (i) installed and (ii) not in working order at each train station in each province and (b) are the reasons that the cameras are not working?
a) (i) A total per region of installed CCTV cameras at PRASA managed railway stations is
highlighted in the table below:
Stations in provinces not listed in the table above are managed by Transnet.
(ii) As indicated in the table above in (a)(i), a total of 2 824 of the installed CCTV cameras
at PRASA managed railway stations are not in working order.
b). The reasons attributed to the non-functionality of CCTV cameras at PRASA managed railway stations can be categorized as follows:
- Theft of electrical and telecommunication tables
- Theft and vandalism of CCTV equipment
- Delayed maintenance
- CCTV project installation in progress / not completed yet