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Hundreds of CT workers march to demand reliable public transport

20 February 2020 1:11 PM
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Cosatu
PRASA
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#FixOurTrains
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Hundreds of people are marching through the city centre demanding that the government fix the country’s public transport system.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is leading the march through Cape Town's CBD, calling for safer and reliable public transport.

Cosatu's Western Cape chair Motlatsi Tsubane says workers are demanding that government and the passenger rail agency Prasa provide an efficient service.

Workers are expected to present a memorandum of demands. They will march to the Prasa offices, then move to the Western Cape Legislature and then to Parliament.

The purpose of this march is to handover a memorandum to the respective stakeholders, Prasa, organised business, and all spheres of governement.

Motlatsi Tsubane, Chairperson - Cosatu Western Cape

We are once more pleading with them to provide reliable and trustful public transport.

Motlatsi Tsubane, Chairperson - Cosatu Western Cape

Trains are not reliable, workers are arriving late at work in the morning and are late at their homes every evening.

Motlatsi Tsubane, Chairperson - Cosatu Western Cape

Our demand is for them to provide us with reliable and effective public transport.

Motlatsi Tsubane, Chairperson - Cosatu Western Cape

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20 February 2020 1:11 PM
Tags:
Cosatu
PRASA
Trains
Workers
public transport
commuters
march
demands
reliable public transport
#FixOurTrains
rail service

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