Mbalula lays out plan to address Prasa woes

- | 3 months ago

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has laid out his plans to deal with the issue of security on the country's passenger trains.

Chief among his plans is to see the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) employ new security companies with performance-based contracts.  Mbalula clarified as much in a reply to a parliamentary question from IFP MP Khethamabala Sithole.

 Sithole asked him whether he had any plan of action in place to ensure that "security is strengthened at our train stations and on the trains to address disruptions, vandalism and damage to state property that has become a norm and to ensure that commuters not only use an efficient service, but also a safe one".

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