Railway Safety Regulator (RSR)

Contact Details

Physical: Lake Buena Vista Building, 1 Gordon Hood Avenue, Centurion, 0157
Postal: PO Box 11202, Centurion, 0051
Tel: 012 848 3000


The mission of the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) is to oversee and promote safe railway operations through appropriate support, monitoring and enforcement, guided by an enabling regulatory framework.

The RSR's functions are to: oversee the safety of railway transport, while operators remain responsible for managing the safety of its operations; promote improved safety performance in order to encourage the use of rail; monitor and ensure compliance through conducting audits, inspections and occurrence investigations; develop regulations; conclude appropriate cooperative agreements or other arrangements with organs of state to ensure effective management of safe railway operations; and promote the harmonisation of the railway safety regime of South Africa with SADC railway operations.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr NZ Qunta
Chief Executive Officer
Mr N Poya

Dr Nomusa Zethu Qunta
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Boy Johannes Nobunga
Board Members:
Mr Christiaan Johan De Vos
Mr Andre Harrison
Mr Ngwako Makaepea
Ms Ntombizine Mbiza
Ms Massacha Mbonambi
Mr Zacharia Mosothoane
Maj Gen Monash Michael Motlhala
Mr Nkululeko Poya (CEO)
Mr Tibor Szana
Ms Hilda Thamaga Thopola
Maj Gen Willem Venter
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Nkululeko Poya
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Regardt Gouws
Chief Operations Officer:
Mr Thanduxolo Fumbata
Senior Management:
Ms Renaire Huntley (Executive: Business Development and Strategy)
Mr Solly Kekana (Executive: Occurrence Investigations)
Dr Cornel Malan (Acting Executive: Operational Intelligence and Planning)
Mr Oupa Masogo (Chief Audit Officer)
Mr Hulisani Murovhi (Company Secretary)
Mr Samuel Nxazonke (Executive: Corporate Affairs)
Mr Mmuso Saledi (Chief Risk Officer)
Mr Isaac Shai (Executive: Legal Services)
Communications Officers:
Ms Madelein Williams (General Manager: Media and Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets11 87217 7677 1662 707
Non-Current Assets26 57217 5559 6452 776
Total Assets38 44435 32216 8115 482
Current Liabilities28 98624 39614 5103 901
Non-Current Liabilities224---
Total Liabilities29 21124 39614 5103 901
Total Net Assets9 23410 2962 3011 581
Total Revenue219 295150 654108 26378 296
Revenue from Exchange Transactions160 60497 37663 95038 947
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions58 69153 27946 51339 349
Total Expenditure(220 987)(138 719)(107 543)(81 555)
Employee Costs(131 797)(84 983)(65 060)(53 984)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(1 692)11 936720(3 259)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities8 9969 1752 807(763)
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(12 943)(7 047)(2 016)(1 667)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year1 2685 2153 0862 295
Unauthorised Expenditure---2 048
Irregular Expenditure647---
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure52-2
Posts Approved487487n/an/a
Posts Filled175132n/an/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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