I noticed something interesting this morning when I took the train from Sandton to Rosebank. This security guard was filming passengers with a small digital camera or camera phone and trying to be surreptitious in the process.
The stations have CCTV so why would a security guard need to video passengers in such a suspicious way? Bomblet is working hard to appear untrustworthy and very much Big Brother.
Update: Here is a photo I took with my DSLR which I tend to carry with me everywhere.
Update 2: A Gautrain representative has responded on Twitter and Bombela seems to be investigating this matter which doesn’t seem to be a Bombela initiative:
— Gautrain (@TheGautrain) February 6, 2012
Update 3: The Gautrain’s Twitter representative got back to me with some more feedback today:
@pauljacobson Feedback: The guard was acting out of his own accord and is going to a disciplinary hearing.
— Gautrain (@TheGautrain) February 7, 2012