The Gauteng Provincial Government, Bombela Concession Company, Bombela Operating Company and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and/or affiliates, in whole or in part, shall not be liable, to the extent permissible by law, for any loss, injury and/or damage (including but not limited to consequential or special damages or loss of profits) of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising whether or not by way of negligence to any passenger and/or other person (third party).
The waiver referred to in paragraph 1 above will be binding on the heirs, dependents, assignees, executors, trustees or other legal representatives of the passenger or person which are conveyed or in respect of which there is a failure to convey, as the case may be.
Should the Gauteng Provincial Government, Bombela Concession Company and Bombela Operating Company, through necessity or choice, employ the vehicles or services of other operators in respect of the whole or any portion of any journey to be carried out by it, then to the extent that such other operator provides or, having the obligation to provide, fails to provide any such vehicle or service, such provision or failure to provide such vehicle or service will be subject to the relevant conditions of such other operator. The Gauteng Provincial Government, Bombela Concession Company and Bombela Operating Company shall, to the extent permissible by law, have no liability of any nature whatsoever to any passenger or person to whom a ticket as contemplated in paragraph 1 above is issued.
Access to the Gautrain Premises, vehicles and network is regulated in terms of the
Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, Act 53 of 1985 (”Act”) and
the Gautrain Rules*.
Contravention of this Act can result in a fine not exceeding R2,000.00 or imprisonment
for a period not exceeding two years or both that fine and imprisonment.
A Gautrain Security Official/Gautrain Official may, under section 2(2) of the Act,
require a passenger/person:
(a) to furnish his or her name, address and any other relevant information required
by the Gautrain Security official/Gautrain Official;
(b) to produce proof of his or her identity to the satisfaction of the Gautrain
Security Official/Gautrain Official;
(c) to declare whether he or she has any dangerous object in his or her possession
or custody or under his or her control;
(d) to declare what the contents are of any vehicle, suitcase, attaché case, bag,
handbag, folder, envelope, parcel, or container of any nature which he or she has
in his or her possession or custody or under his or her control, and show those
contents to the Gautrain Security Official/Gautrain Official;
(e) intending to enter a designated area or found inside such area to subject him
or herself and anything which he or she has in his or her possession or custody
or under his or her control to an examination by an electronic or other apparatus
in order to determine the presence of any dangerous object;
(f) to hand to a Gautrain Security Official/Gautrain Official anything which he
or she has in his or her possession or custody or under his or her control for examination
or custody until he or she leaves the Gautrain network; and
(g) be searched by a Gautrain Security Official/Gautrain Official; and
(h) be subject to CCTV monitoring.
* the full text of the Gautrain Rules is available upon request from any Gautrain
station office and at the Gautrain website - www.gautrain.co.za