Gautrain future in jeopardy

Gautrain officials are scrambling to attract more passengers. The rail service is in dire straits and needs around one-and-a-half-billion-rand to continue operating next year. Courtesy #DStv403

PRETORIA - Gautrain officials are scrambling to attract passengers as the train operator struggles with costs.

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The rail service is in dire straits and needs around R1.5-billion to continue operating next year.

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It recorded a 3.5 percent drop in commuter numbers last year.