The “state” is presenting new legislation which will mean that funds allocated to Prasa will be transferred to bailout the failed Sanral e-toll system.
R2 billion is allegedly involved in the transfer after R 3 billion of Prasa money was already transferred to Sanral in 2018.
Transport economists believe this is a step in the wrong direction as the rail transport network urgently needs money to improve the outdated infrastructure so that rail transport can once again take its rightful place in the South African transport system and alleviate the pressure on roads.
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