Railway Safety Regulator (RSR)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 11202, Centurion, 0051
Physical Building 4, Waterfall Point Office Park, Cnr Waterfall & Woodmead Drive, Waterfall City, Midrand, 1685
Tel 010 495 5391 / 0800 444 888


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.

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