Rail Service Offerings
  • Facilitate and coordinates the development of sustainable rail transport policies, rail economic and safety regulation, infrastructure development strategies and systems that reduces system costs and improves customer service.

  • This programme monitors, and oversees the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).  The focus is also on the implementation of integrated passenger rail services planned through the lowest competent sphere of government.

Rail Announcements

  • The Department has produced a Green Paper on National Rail Policy for comments and inputs. The Green Paper is available on the rail document library link and the government gazette. Stakeholders and the public are invited to submit their written comments to the Department by the 23 November 2015.
  • Comments can be forwarded either by email: or can be submitted to the Departmental offices at c/o Struben and Bosman street, Pretoria.