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Autopax contract extended


2017/04/07 Gopolang Leepile

‚ÄčThe Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has announced that it has extended eight tendered bus contracts with Autopax for a period of six months.

Autopax is a state-owned entity and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). The Department said that the extended contract will be effective from April 1 until 30 September 2017, and is for Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng Municipalities.

“The Department is pleased with the interim arrangements and commits to render affordable bus services to commuters and will ensure continuity of service to commuters, in Mamelodi, Mayerton, Vosloorus and Boksburg areas,” said the Department.

The Department currently manages thirty four (34) bus subsidy contracts, 26 tendered contracts and 8 interim contracts.