Metrorail Eastern Cape
Metrorail Eastern Cape is the name given to the commuter rail services operated by Metrorail, a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. There are two lines, one connecting Port Elizabeth, Despatch and Uitenhage, and the other connecting East London, Mdantsane and Berlin.
|Metrorail Eastern Cape Region|
|Transit type||Commuter rail|
|Number of lines||2|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The Port Elizabeth line starts at Port Elizabeth railway station in central Port Elizabeth, and runs northwards along the main Port Elizabeth–Bloemfontein line as far as Swartkops, where it branches west through Despatch to Uitenhage. PRASA is planning to construct a branch serving Motherwell and the Coega Industrial Development Zone.
- "2010 Local passenger routes of South Africa: Eastern Cape (East London & Port Elizabeth)" (PDF). Metrorail. Retrieved 7 July 2010.
- "2010 Operational Plan" (PowerPoint). Metrorail Eastern Cape. April 2008. Retrieved 7 July 2010.[dead link]
- "Metrorail to Coega". 20 September 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2009. Retrieved 7 July 2010.