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- Mike.Asefovitz transnet.net
- Hector Eliott, Head of Ministry, Transport and Public Works.: hector.eliott pgwc.gov.za
Tel.: + 27 0 21 483 2200

- Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government
www.westerncape.gov.za
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- PRASA: http://www.prasa.com/


Total number of LX in 2010:1168
Total number of LX in 2011:

Accidents in 2007: 143
Accidents in 2008: 122
Accidents in 2009: 129
Accidents in 2010: 116
Accidents in 2011:

Fatalities in 2007: 20
Fatalities in 2008: 22
Fatalities in 2009: 21
Fatalities in 2010: 27
Fatalities in 2011:

Awareness measures

- Railways Africa - the magazine and online news portal - for Rail News through out the African Continent: advert 
- ILCAD advert and video on internet

  • ILCAD press relases on ARRIVEALIVE WEBSITE: http://www.arrivealive.co.za/mobile...
  • Minister Carlisle and Metrorail Regional Manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz to commemorate International Level Crossing Awareness Day at Buttskop

http://www.info.gov.za/speech/Dynam...

6 May 2013

Tomorrow morning, Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle, and Metrorail Regional Manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz, will be commemorating International Level Crossing Awareness Day at Buttskop level crossing, the sight of the 2010 mini-bus taxi crash that saw 10 children killed.

City of Cape Town Traffic Services will be conducting an enforcement operation at the crossing where Minister Carlisle and Mr Swartz will be interacting with motorists as well as announcing some key enforcement interventions aimed at improving safety at dangerous level crossings in the City and in the Province.

All media are invited and welcome to attend. There will be opportunity for interviews and photographs.

Venue: Buttskop Level Crossing, Buttskop Road, Blackheath, Cape Town
Time: 07h00
DATE: 7 May 2013

Please indicate your intention to be in attendance.

Media enquiries:
Siphesihle Dube
Spokesperson for the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle
Tel: 021 483 8954
Cell: 084 233 3811
E-mail: Siphesihle.Dube westerncape.gov.za

Issued by: Western Cape Transport and Public Works
6 May 2013

Partners
- Passenger Rail Association of South Africa: Metrorail Western Cape
- Transnet Freight Rail
- City of Cape Town
- RAILWAYS AFRICA MAGAZINE
- TRANSNET FREIGHT RAIL
- PRASA Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa http://www.prasa.com/
- RAIL SAFETY REGULATOR OF SOUTH AFRICA
- ANSALDO

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PRESS RELEASE IN SOUTH AFRICA