Trains 'war room' off to a good start: Transport department

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- timeslive.co.za | 5 days ago

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) "war room" has already shown a slight improvement in Metrorail's performance - just a few days after it started operating on Monday.

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula launched the war room last Thursday as part of the department's turnaround strategy to ensure that commuter trains run on time. The department said on Tuesday that a slight improvement in Metrorail’s performance had already been noted since the war room started operating.

On Monday, 78% of scheduled train trips ran, with 53% of them running on time.

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