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WC transport and public works worry about Eskom’s impact on investment, tourists – SABC News

The authorities in Western Cape Town say they regret the situation where Eskom’s implementation of a power outage on Monday stopped Cape Town’s electric trains.

The county’s Secretary of Transportation, Daylin Mitchell, says the escalation of the difficult energy supply level four rolling eclipse On Wednesday morning, it is expected to lead to the same situation on Tuesday when tens of thousands of train passengers with tickets became stranded.

Mitchell says passengers have had to fork out more money for other modes of transport.

He says that the district government has continued to make large-scale investments in the public transport system.

“I challenge the South African Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) and the Ministry of Transport to do what is necessary to protect the large domestic investment in our rail assets. So that tourists can once again rely on the railways to get them to work, school and services on time. It can no longer be that tourists have to pay for the constant failure of government units, “Mitchell explains.

The video below describes stage four eclipse:

WC transport and public works worry about Eskom’s impact on investment, tourists – SABC News

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