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Cape Town Mayor Calls for Collaboration with National Government to Accelerate Passenger Rail Devolution

todayFebruary 8, 2024 1

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Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has expressed the city’s readiness to collaborate with the national government in expediting the devolution of passenger rail services. Mayor Hill-Lewis highlighted President Cyril Ramaphosa’s previous commitment to releasing the Rail Devolution Strategy last year, expressing concern about the delay. The mayor pointed out that the city’s rail feasibility study indicates potential annual savings of 932 million rand for lower-income families through the implementation of efficient train services

Written by: Leonard Witbeen

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