- published: 16 Dec 2016
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Transcend hemispheres through a new metro line serving central Johannesburg! This WEBEO explores the possibilities of an underground metro rail system in the South African city of Johannesburg, which has a population of 5 million within its city limits. Johannesburg is the perfect candidate for such a metro system as there is high foot traffic/density throughout a large area of the central business district. Also, Park station, the main commuter railway station, away from the business districts, so the metro can help ease roadside congestion throughout the city. Finally, the metro will serve underserved regions of central Johannesburg by offering them an alternative to the existing and overcrowded BRT system. The system consists of two lines. Line 1 connects from Mayfair to Troyeville go...
Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa. Per Wiki - "Metrorail is an operator of commuter rail services in the major urban areas of South Africa. It is a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), a state-owned enterprise which is responsible for most passenger rail services in South Africa. The Metrorail system consists of 471 stations, 2,228 kilometres (1,384 mi) of track, and carries an average of 1.7 million passengers per weekday. Metrorail was formed as a business unit of Transnet and was transferred to the South African Rail Commuter Corporation (SARCC), the predecessor of PRASA. In the early 1990s Metrorail was placed under Spoornet, another business unit of Transnet but on 1 January 1997, Metrorail became an independent business within Transnet and the Metrorail ...
A compilation of images and videos of the commute by train from Cape Town Central Station. This is the Northern Express, an express train introduced by MetroRail to relieve some of the heavy congested peak periods. The train only stops at the major stations (so to speak). Videos/Images shot with Canon Powershot. Images by: John McKay - https://plus.google.com/u/3/100764331267990119988/posts allyphint- https://twitter.com/allyphint Music - DJ Kent The WeeKent (Friday Disc)
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa will ensure a progressively reliable and comfortable commuter rail service over the next two decades. Zuma was speaking at the official launch of new passenger railway trains in Pretoria. A total of 600 trains are planned to be manufactured. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has the story. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
How some of Metro Rail accidents come about!
This is my grand Cape Town Metrorail video. You find Prasa's Western Cape train services featured in this video, plus a steam surprise. Enjoy this look at these old trains, as they are due to be replaced starting later this year by 600 Alstom X'trapolis Mega's that will be operating in cities across South Africa.
This is a video from a traffic camera in Esselen Street, Pretoria. A woman is aggressively arrested after a traffic violation. Unfortunately this security camera did not record audio, but a write-up of what happend is availible at http://www.afriforum.co.za/english/?p=4756 for English and http://www.afriforum.co.za/?p=4473 for Afrikaans. Please share your story of Police brutality on AfriForum's site at http://www.afriforum.co.za/english/?page_id=4464. Together we can take a stand.
Metro police chasing run-x armed robed from owner and Run-x made accident at the end all three robbers arrested and guns found
A white police officer launches attack on a black man over minor accident intstead of interviewing both parties and taking statements as per police proceedure simply beacuse the complainant happens to be a white male as well...
Images from south africa of all metrorail train burners.
This is the hardship we face in south Africa, JMPD METRO police in Johannesburg whose oath is to serve & protect instead deprive us private man our birth right to travel, witness one police assaulting a woman in the end of the video. we were threatened with arrest for shooting a video in a public area. Police are suppose to uphold the law but they in turn are the one who assault, shoot and sometimes kill innocent, unarmed people in public. its us the public who will have to teach them and put an end to this madness.