Six hundred busses allocated for mourners around Gauteng

web_photo_Winnie Madikizela-Mandela_14042018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

web_photo_Winnie Madikizela-Mandela_14042018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

JOHANNESBURG - Six hundred busses have been allocated to ferry mourners from Gauteng to the funeral service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at Orlando Stadium, the provincial government said on Friday.

The buses have been allocated equitably to all five regions, Tshwane, Johannesburg, West Rand, Sedibeng and Ekurhuleni.

"All buses will be at the first pickup point at 4am and are all expected to arrive at Orlando Stadium by 7.30am."  

Details of the bus allocations and pick up locations may be obtained from the government website www.gauteng.gov.za.

Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2, at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a long illness.