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Riaan Engelbrecht
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19 Mar 2018
2:39 pm

Ekurhuleni Metro confirms no bus service tomorrow due to planned taxi strike

Riaan Engelbrecht

Commuters will be compensated with a free ride for a lost day.

The taxi industry in Ekurhuleni has given the Ekurhuleni metro notice that its members will be embarking on a march tomorrow, March 20, Boksburg Advertiser reports.

This is according to metro spokesperson Themba Gadebe.

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“Due to this anticipated protest, which will take place throughout Ekurhuleni, the metro informs the public that its bus services will be suspended as a precautionary measure for the day following a threat of violence,” said Gadebe.

He said commuters are encouraged to seek alternative modes of transport for tomorrow.

“We do apologise for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding. The bus service will be fully operational from Thursday, March 22.”

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