Winde said he planned to ‘bolster our own safety services’, with the province’s safety plan focussing on increasing boots on the ground and reducing violence.
The implementation of the Presidential Youth Employment Intervention had now got under way, he said.
The party said no politician found to be involved in corruption were ever held accountable, but this would be different.
A limited service would be restored on the line by September, with full service being ready by April next year.
Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu visited the area on January 24 after a spate of protests over water shortages and promised to deliver 5,000 water tankers.