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Prasa’s bid to restore Cape Town commuter trains comes off the rails

The rail agency was supposed to have relocated about 1,300 people from the central line tracks by end of last week

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Shacks on the tracks have taken the steam out of efforts to revive commuter trains on what was once Cape Town’s busiest railway line. 

Thanks to a high court eviction order, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) was supposed to have moved about 1,300 people from the central line tracks in Langa by Friday.

But Mxoleleni Ngutyana, head of the informal settlement committee in Siyahlala, told Sunday Times Daily last week the relocation process had ground to a halt...

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