Phase 1C will operate from the inner city through Hillbrow, Yeoville, Orange Grove, Bramley, Wynberg to Alexanda and Sandton.

City of Joburg’s Rea Vaya Phase 1 C (a) – Construction Reaching Completion

Rea Vaya Phase 1 C (a) along Louis Botha Avenue to Sandton is progressing well with much of the work already having been completed to-date. Already, all 13 low floor stations are close to being completed. Three key bridges, Rea Vaya bus and pedestrian bridge located along Lees Street in Marlboro,dedicated cycling and walking bridge by Grayston Drive and Heritage bridge in the Berea area, close to the old Herbert Baker bus station have been built and ready for the operations of Rea Vaya Phase 1C (a) buses.

Over 10,000 people walk between neighbouring Alexandra and Sandton every day.

The heritage bridge is a modern, well-lit pedestrian bridge which is already being
well used by the local community. The route will have 141 low entry buses, interchange by Pan Africa connecting Rea Vaya with other modes of public transport, two depots – one in Alexandra where buses will be parked and maintained, and another in Selby will be used by the Alexandra Bus Operating company (ABC).

The introduction of Rea Vaya Phase 1 C(a) will bring safe, affordable and reliable public transport to Joburg CBD, Hillbrow, Bellevue, Yeoville, Orange Grove, Cheltondale, Highlands North, Balfour Park, Gresswold, Bramley, Wynberg, Alexandra, Marlboro, Athol, Sandton, Sandown, Longmeadow, and Greenstone

Grayston Non-Motorist (NMT) Bridge (Grayston Drive)

Alexandra NMT upgrade and walkway between Alex and Sandton is a new dedicated pedestrian and cycle friendly bridge by Grayston Drive on the M1 Highway.. Other NMT upgrades have been completed in Alexandra and will provide improved sidewalks, lighting and pedestrian safety.

Rea Vaya bus and Pedestrian Bridge at Lees street in Wynberg (Marlboro)

The bridge is complete and links Pretoria Main Road through Lees street over the M1 North into Katherine Avenue. It is for exclusive use by Rea Vaya buses and pedestrians. Pedestrians are currently using the bridge to walk between Alexandra and Sandton daily. Rea Vaya buses will have exclusive use of the bridge when operations begin.