Tshwane Rapid Transit

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We are Tshwane Rapid Transit

Tshwane Rapid Transit (Pty) Ltd (“TRT”) – a private legal entity incorporated in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended. April 2012 Mayoral Resolution established TRT. NLTA 5 of 2009 drives the development and implementation of IRPTNs.

Main Objectives of the 'TRT':

  • Social responsibility
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability

Our Origins

Tshwane Rapid Transit (TRT) is a corporate legal entity in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended, responsible for rapid bus services within the City of Tshwane and surrounding areas. Its a government initiative aimed at transforming public transport and dramatically improve commuters’ experience of mobility.

The principle way in which the TRT seeks to transform road-based public transport services is through a concept known as Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). BRT is a high-quality bus-based transit system that delivers fast, comfortable, and cost-effective urban mobility through the use of segregated right-of-way infrastructure, rapid and frequent operations, and excellence customer services. The shareholders of TRT are taxi and bus operators, on routes serviced by private buses and taxis, know as Affected Operators, through shareholding equivalent to their market share. TRT is managed as an independent legal entity.

A corporate governance structure has been establish as an interim arrangement for the daily operations of TRT until handover to the Affected Operators. It has its own independent board, management team and staff. Its plan is to provide the public with services that are pleasantly efficient and commercially viable for the benefit of the Affected Operators. The running of the company is based on a concession agreement with the City of Tshwane, and its governed by standard operating procedures provided by the City.

The City of Tshwane is responsible to fee collections, the monitoring of services, and for tracking TRT’s performance. The TRT buses are owned and managed by the company.

Our strategic intent

  • Expansion of TRT business operations.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management.
  • Ensure a financially sustainable business that plays a role in promoting environmental sustainability.
  • To be recognized as “Employer or choice”.
  • Embed governance compliance culture and risk management.
  • Operate an efficient and effective bus operation.



Abner Tsebe

Deputy Chairman

Piet Mahlangu

Non Executive Director

Abraham de Jong


Chief Executive Officer

Samuel Matebane

Operations Manager

Morena Mofokeng

Human Resources Manager

Thakane Motebang

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Mukhola