Millions affected by nationwide bus strike

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File: Government says there are nearly 10 million bus commuters in South Africa.

JOHANNESBURG - Government says there are nearly 10 million bus commuters in South Africa.

It says about 300,000 Gauteng commuters use public transport buses every day.

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They travel on 2,500 buses provided by the Transport Department.

Wednesday’s bus drivers’ strike will be felt across the country.

Affected operators include Rea Vaya‚ Putco‚ Autopax, Golden Arrow‚ Gauteng Coaches‚ Greyhound and MyCiTi.

The City of Johannesburg says Metrobus drivers won’t be taking part in the nationwide strike.

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