News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Carlisle Responds to Lack of Collaboration Accusations with Metrorail

18 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, has dismissed allegations by Mthura Swartz , Regional Manager of Metrorail Western Cape, that the minister spends more time "publicly denigrating" the rail network than collaborating with... Read More

Metrorail Cancels Minister Carlisle's Visit to its Facilities in Wake of Fare Hikes

16 April 2012

A scheduled inspection of Metrorail's Salt River depot by Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works, has been cancelled by Metrorail. The visit was part of a nationwide fact-finding tour and would have taken place on Monday afternoon. Read More

Minister Carlisle Challenges Cosatu and Chamber of Commerce to Distance Themselves from Fare Increase

3 April 2012

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister Robin Carlisle has asked why Metrorail, Cosatu and the Chamber of Commerce are negotiating the future of Cape Town commuters behind closed doors, without a single elected representative of the people... Read More

Minister Carlisle: It is My Business to Speak Directly to Struggling Commuters

2 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, took a train from Kraaifontein to Cape Town on Tuesday morning, 3 April 2012. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Plato Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for Easter Weekend

2 April 2012

All Safely Home programmes and initiatives aimed at increasing road safety during the festive season are in place as a transversal approach between the Western Cape Departments of Community Safety, Transport and Health. Read More

Minister Carlisle: COSATU and Chamber of Commerce Have Sold Out to Commuters

1 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that "if it is true that Cosatu and the Chamber of Commerce have agreed with Metrorail to fare increases ranging between 13 and 21%, then it is regrettable that they have sold out... Read More