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Photographers should steer clear from railway tracks

The Railway Safety Regulator is very concerned that rail tracks have become a popular location for photographs for matriculants and wedding parties. Rail reserves are private property and those accessing are trespassing and can be fined or imprisoned.  It is illegal to cross railway tracks

External bursaries now available

Kindly note that external bursaries are available for final year, Honours and Masters students who are registered at tertiary institutions in South Africa in the following fields: Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Electronics Engineering To obtain an application form, kindly email bursaries@rsr.org.za.

Hot off the press

Hot off the press

Deputy Minister of Transport and RSR Board to attend rolling stock inspection at PRASA maintenance depot in Pretoria Members of the media are hereby invited to join the Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms Dikeledi Magadzi and the Board of Directors of the Railway Safety Regulator

Inculcating a culture of safety

Inculcating a culture of safety

During the month of April, the Railway Safety Regulator will be visiting Mpumalanga to conduct a series of level crossing campaigns. According to the 2019/20 State of Safety Report, level crossing occurrences in Mpumalanga increased by a staggering 7 per cent. The province was the

All systems go for a productive 2021/22

All systems go for a productive 2021/22

Having just completed a full year where the biggest concern for nearly the entire world has been the COVID-19 pandemic, the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) continuous to reflect on what should be done to ensure that the Regulator remain sustainable while offering value to the

Hot off the press

Hot off the press

Newly released RSR research recommend solutions for safer railways The RSR has adopted a risk-based approach towards the regulation of safety within the railway environment.  The aim is to guide the industry towards excellence in railway safety management by creating an enabling atmosphere for the

RSR flights new TV ad with a powerful safety message

RSR flights new TV ad with a powerful safety message

After months of hard work and many delays due to the COVID -19 restrictions, the RSR launched its new television advertisement on the SABC channels in January 2021.  The advertisement is aimed at commuters and communities living adjacent to railway lines to deter unsafe behaviour

RSR flights new TV ad with a powerful safety message

After months of hard work and many delays due to the COVID -19 restrictions, the RSR launched its new television advertisement on the SABC channels in January 2021.  The advertisement is aimed at commuters and communities living adjacent to railway lines to deter unsafe behaviour

Taking safety education to schools in Limpopo

Taking safety education to schools in Limpopo

As part of our safety awareness initiatives during the October Transport Month, the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) will be in Limpopo on 28 October 2020 to speak to leaners of Lekota,  Mamphoku and Ranti Secondary schools, respectively. Even though schools are on recess currently, learners