The two new trains launched in Cape Town recently, which are hoped to lessen the transport burden for commuters, are expected to be operational within the next three months. The trains were launched on the 9th of April 2019, but the DA now claims that ceremony was nothing more than an electioneering ploy, because they are yet to leave the station.
The DA also says adding new trains to the stock wont’ solve the poor public transport situation, if the entire system is not managed better.
The transport ministry has hit back, saying the DA’s comments are nothing more than an act of desperation ahead of the election.
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