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Sector Statement Group welcomes Berlin Declaration to support international rail freight and presents its progress report

Sep 21, 2020 • Rail, TransportComments Off on Sector Statement Group welcomes Berlin Declaration to support international rail freight and presents its progress report

(Brussels, 21 September 2020) The Sector Statement Group (SSG) welcomes today’s publication of the Ministerial “Rail Freight Corridors: The Future of Rail Freight in Europe” Declaration (Berlin Declaration). The Berlin Declaration showcases the necessary clear commitment of the EU Member States to support international rail freight and rightly...

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Fortunate escape from injury in a road crash in Edleen

Sep 6, 2020 • Road, TransportComments Off on Fortunate escape from injury in a road crash in Edleen

Paramedics from Emer-G-Med responded to a collision on Green corner Granaat Street. Fortunately no injuries on scene...

MEC David Maynier welcomes opening of George Airport under Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Jul 16, 2020 • Air, TransportComments Off on MEC David Maynier welcomes opening of George Airport under Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert Level 3

We welcome the announcement today by Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, that George Airport will open to receive business travellers and cargo under Alert Level 3. As a critical transport link for providing access to the Garden Route District for many...

SARS Beitbridge Temporarily Closed Over A Positive COVID-19 Case

Jul 9, 2020 • News, Road, TransportComments Off on SARS Beitbridge Temporarily Closed Over A Positive COVID-19 Case

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has advised stakeholders of the temporary closure of the SARS Beitbridge office after an official tested positive of Covid-19. According to Customs Branch Operations – Beitbridge, Sello Kgomo, the border was closed...

UIC, the worldwide railway organisation, brought its Members together virtually for its General Assembly

Jul 2, 2020 • Rail, TransportComments Off on UIC, the worldwide railway organisation, brought its Members together virtually for its General Assembly

UIC, the worldwide railway organisation, brought its Members together virtually on 30 June for its Executive Board and the 96th General Assembly. The meetings were chaired by UIC Chairman Mr Gianluigi Castelli, Chairman of Ferroviedello Stato Italiane (FS)....

MEC Ntuli meets grief-stricken families of 9 crash victims

Jun 15, 2020 • News, TransportComments Off on MEC Ntuli meets grief-stricken families of 9 crash victims

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety, and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli together with Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Nomalungelo Gina, Umkhanyakude District Mayor, Cllr Solomon Mkhombo and Jozini Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr Delani Mabika...

Scenes of jubilation were witnessed today as premier Sihle Zikalala opens M4 Ruth first to traffic after six months of closure

Jun 12, 2020 • Road, TransportComments Off on Scenes of jubilation were witnessed today as premier Sihle Zikalala opens M4 Ruth first to traffic after six months of closure

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala together with the MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli, and Ethekwini Municipality Mayor, Cllr Mxolisi Kaunda today Friday, 12 June 2020, officially re-opened M4 Ruth First Highway to traffic. The...

Transport Deputy Minister to asses Mpumalanga’s public transport compliance to Covid-19 regulations

Jun 8, 2020 • News, RoadComments Off on Transport Deputy Minister to asses Mpumalanga’s public transport compliance to Covid-19 regulations

The Deputy Minister of Transport Ms Dikeledi Magadzi will monitor compliance to COVID-19 transport regulations by public transport operators in Orgies, Mpumalanga on Tuesday, 09 June 2020. Ms Magadzi will be joined by the MEC for Public Works, Roads and...

M4 to be re-opened after six months of closure

Jun 5, 2020 • Construction, Road, Road WorksComments Off on M4 to be re-opened after six months of closure

The M4 Ruth First Highway, in Durban, will officially be re-opened next week after it was closed for six months following heavy floods last year. Tabling his 2020/2021 budget policy statement virtually to Members of the Provincial Legislature MEC for...

Fraudsters arrested for defrauding KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport

May 29, 2020 • News, TransportComments Off on Fraudsters arrested for defrauding KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport

KWAZULU-NATAL – Kerissa Pillay (31) and her accomplice Mervin Dennis (52) briefly appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Thursday facing charges of fraud and corruption. Pillay and Dennis allegedly submitted fraudulent claims to the...