Metrorail train drivers fleeing en masse

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Metrorail train drivers fleeing en masse
Metrorail train drivers fleeing en masse. Photo: Die Vryburger

Metro rail train operators are resigning at an ever increasing rate, fearing for their lives at the hands of passengers who are unhappy due to the fact that trains are permanently late.

It appears that it is not only the Cape line affected, but also the lines between Pretoria and Johannesburg.

It came to light that Prasa requested the drivers not to report cases of assaults, robbery and even hijackings.

The United National Transport Union says that Prasa is sitting on a timebomb as train hijackings take place regularly and drivers are then forced to follow strange routes that are unknown to them.

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