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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Carlisle Gives Update on Knysna Bus Crash Investigation

28 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said the roadworthiness of the bus involved in the Knysna crash forms part of his Department's investigation. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Elimination of the Province's Most Dangerous Level Crossings

24 August 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Attend Blackheath Taxi Crash Scene Wreath-Laying Memorial

24 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will attend a wreath-laying memorial at the Buttskop Level Crossing this morning where ten children were killed last year on this day, 25 August, when the taxi they... Read More

Minister Carlisle Heads for Knysna in the Wake of Children's Bus Accident

23 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, is heading to Knysna after a bus transporting children to school this morning drove into a dam.It appears that a total of 14 children and the driver of the bus have... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Deliver Keynote Address at Western Cape Women's Transport Industry Empowerment Launch

23 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of the Western Cape branch of the South African Network of Women in Transport, or SANWIT, at the Cullinan Hotel in the... Read More

Minister Carlisle Reveals New Tourism Signage for R44/Annandale Intersection

22 August 2011

The Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, has revealed his Department's plans regarding the issue of tourism signage at the busy R44/Annandale Road Intersection, near Somerset West. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Meet with Helderberg Community Regarding Road Safety on the R44

21 August 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle will on Monday afternoon visit the R44/Bredell Road intersection near Stellenbosch to brief the community and users of the dangerous intersection on the Department's plan to make the R44 in general, and this intersection in... Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to SA Roadlink Legal Action Threat

17 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has warned SA Roadlink that threats of legal action will not deter him from rigorous inspection of all public transport vehicles in the Province. Read More

Tender Awarded for Major Road Repair: N12 between Oudtshoorn and George

14 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that a tender for major repairs to the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn has been awarded.The Minister visited the damaged road on Friday morning. Read More

Minister Carlisle: All SA Roadlink Buses Entering Western Cape to be Stopped and Inspected

14 August 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksWhilst I am always pleased to see new buses being added to fleets, our provincial experience with SA Roadlink is getting worse, not better. Read More

Minister Carlisle Sends Stern Warning to Taxi Industry

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that for the past 18 months "there has not been a single death in taxi-related violence in the Western Cape". Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Opens New Roadworthy Testing Station near Airport

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Western Cape Minister for Transport and Public Works, will speak at the ceremonial opening of the DEKRA Cape Town Airport Vehicle Roadworthy Test Centre at 11:00 on Thursday, 11 August. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Hands over Taxi Association's Hlokomela Cheque at Nyanga

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has been invited by the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) to hand over a cheque to a production company that entertained 200 gogos on Women's Day. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Koeberg Interchange Close to Completion

1 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has praised his department's successful opening of the Koeberg Interchange's Ramp B to traffic on Friday, 29 July, as "substantially ahead of schedule". Read More