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WATCH: Rogue forums get blame for Rea Vaya slowdown

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The ongoing construction of the new Rea Vaya phase, which was supposed to be completed by 2018, is now expected to be up and running by July 2021.


07 Oct 2020
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WATCH: Rogue forums get blame for Rea Vaya slowdown

The new Rea Vaya Phase 1C route will connect Phase 1A and 1B from the Joburg CBD to Alexandra and Sandton. The route is currently under construction and scheduled for completion in July 2021. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo said at an oversight tour of Rea Vaya Phase 1C (a) route in Wynberg yesterday that the reason for the delay in the completion of the Watt interchange was not only due to the pandemic outbreak, but also due to rogue business forums. He said interrupted service delivery by business forums would no longer be tolerated. “Business forums should follow proper channels to raise their grievances regarding any city-led projects,” he said. “The Watt interchange will be a high-quality integrated public transport interchange which will consist of underground basement loading and offloading bays, commuter information area,...

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