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Metrorail train services operating from Mabopane to Soshanguve have also been suspended as taxi drivers blocked the railway lines with rocks and rubble.

StrikeTshwane taxi operators have embarked on an illegal strike on Wednesday morning.

They have blockaded several roads and are pelting passenger vehicles with rocks.Cops say Mabopane, Ga-Rankuwa, Soshanguve and the Mabopane highway is blocked with taxies.

At the Pienaarspoort level crossing in Mamelodi, protesters blocked the line with burning tyres and branches.

Police“It is unfortunate that trains and the railway environment is always targeted as and when protesters express their dissatisfaction on issues that have nothing to do with Metrorail services and inconvenience thousands of commuters,” said metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng,


Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) said the protest was illegal as drivers did not have any applications to protest.

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