Question NW3411 to the Minister of Transport

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28 November 2017 - NW3411

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Transport

With reference to the Prasa signalling systems and maintenance work after the Elandsfontein train crash, (a) why has maintenance work on the signalling systems stopped in some areas in Gauteng, (b) what is being done to resume and complete this work in each area respectively and (c) what are the timelines and deadlines for each area in this regard?


a) The maintenance of the signalling system has never stopped in some areas in Gauteng. It has intensified working hand in hand with the Rail Safety Regulator (RSR) with a dedicated joint team of inspectors from RSR and Metro-rail signalling technicians.

b) Refer to (a) above

c) Refer to (a) above

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