ALERT: Major taxi protest expected to affect access to OR Tambo International

2018-03-19 15:19 - Selene Brophy
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Cape Town - Motorists and travellers are being warned about possible disruptions on the R21 and R24 highways on Tuesday morning, 20 March as a result of a planned taxi protest.

According to an Ekurhuleni Metro statement, the taxi industry in Ekurhuleni has given the City notice that its members will be marching with the intent to block access to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport.

The City of Ekurhuleni announced "There will be no Harambee bus service on Tuesday due to the Ekurhuleni Taxi Industry strike. The City of Ekurhuleni apologises for the inconvenience. 

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"Due to this anticipated industrial action which will take place throughout Ekurhuleni, CoE bus services will be suspended as a precautionary measure for day – following a threat of violence.

"For more information or service related issues please contact the Call Centre at 0860 543 000."  

Commuters are being advised to make alternative arrangements for Tuesday with services expected to be "fully operational from Thursday March 22".