PRASA in the Western Cape has committed itself to refurbish and upgrade 39 of the province’s train stations in the current financial year.
According to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, 5 of these stations will be upgraded by the Western Cape Region.
The Minister visited Cape Town this morning as part of an oversight visit to gauge the progress of the stations’ refurbishment.
Mbalula says the majority of the stations have been severely vandalized.
The Minister says the aim is to give Capetonians access to quality and reliable train services.
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I am satisfied that the infrastructure upgrades are on track to salvage a dilapidated a network that has been brought to its knees by criminal conduct.
These upgrades will be reinforced by a security model that relies on tight collaboration with law enforcement… pic.twitter.com/eBNBk3S1UP
— FIKILE MBALULA | MR FIX (@MbalulaFikile) January 17, 2022