A project to relocate shack dwellers and illegal structures from the Philippi and Langa railway tracks is underway, according to Metrorail. Metrorail's parent company, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), is working with national, provincial and local housing authorities to find suitable alternative land to accommodate the informal settlements. Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott says Prasa is arranging a land swap with the City of Cape Town and provincial government authorities. The land swap will relocate the affected communities in a legal and dignified manner...
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Metrorail working on 'land swap' to relocate shack dwellers on CT railway line