10 June 2017
MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release
GAUTRAIN TO OFFER FREE OF CHARGE TRAVEL FOR ALL EMERGENCY PERSONNEL TRAVELLING TO THE OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi today announced that all emergency personnel travelling to the disaster areas in the Cape to assist with the fire disaster can travel free of charge on the Gautrain system to and from OR Tambo International Airport from any Gautrain station this weekend.
Vadi said “Gautrain supports emergency personnel travelling to Knysna by offering them free travel to OR Tambo International Airport. They are requested to be in full uniform when entering the system and must report to the Gautrain ticket offices for assistance”.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank members of the public, businesses and civil society for their campaigns and efforts to assist those who have been impacted by the fires, Vadi concluded.
Issued by: MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi
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