Western Cape Regional Manager at Metrorail, Richard Walker says they have beefed up security on the central line following the rise of robberies and attacks on employees and commuters.
According to Walker, from June 23, Metrorail deployed 50 armed security guards to escort the train crew in the affected areas.
The move has been well received by the staff, it has improved the morale of the staff and to date it has been successful.— Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager
The incidents of the train crew being intimidated by criminals has been reduced significantly.— Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager
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