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Peak-hour Gautrain pressure on transport systems

Gautrain and bus patronage levels have shown consistent growth since their inception. The average weekday train usage stands at about 55,000 passengers a day...

By Errol Braithwaite 22 Jul 2014 11:30

Build programme powers full steam ahead

PRETORIA: Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the next 12 months will be a milestone in the country's massive build programme.

18 Jul 2014 07:26

Gautrain is milking taxpayers of millions

It is costing taxpayers an average of R84m a month to keep the Gautrain running.

7 Jul 2014 09:36

Commuters catching Uber cabs

The arrival of Uber cabs in SA's major cities is one of many new services aimed at improving public transport and the growth of some of these services reflects the demand for reliable and affordable transport systems.

By Nick Hedley 4 Jul 2014 10:45

High-tech trains to hit SA track

State-of-the-art trains, which are set to restore confidence in public transport, will hit the South African railway tracks towards the end of 2015.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2014 13:09

CSR denies Transnet contract hampered by supplier shortage

China South Rail (CSR) has denied a report that claims the company has been unable to find local suppliers for its locomotive contract with Transnet, to meet its contractual obligations.

By Linda Ensor 2 Jul 2014 07:58

Freight levels increase 6.5% in April

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 6.5% in April compared with the same period last year according to figures released by Statistics SA.

24 Jun 2014 09:24

Transnet temporarily lifts Ngqura lockout

Transnet says it will suspend the lockout on all striking employees at its Ngqura Container Terminal after striking staff made a plea to come back to work.

11 Jun 2014 08:06

Transnet wants to 'industrialise railways'

Small- and medium-sized engineering companies must create niche markets for themselves to supply Transnet with parts for the locomotives that the freight logistics company envisages building within the next two to three decades.

By Amanda Visser 9 Jun 2014 11:03

Transnet seeks greater SADC investment in rail networks

Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.

By Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014 11:37

Decade of logistics cost information now available

Ten years of information on the country's logistics costs and efficiency is now available with the launch of the 10th State of Logistics survey for South Africa.

27 May 2014 14:06

Apple Express Rail plans train service to Baywest Mall

Negotiations are currently under way to introduce a train service between Port Elizabeth's beachfront and the new Baywest Mall.

26 May 2014 11:12

New ministers and their portfolios

Jacob Zuma has announced the creation of new ministries in a bid to transform the economy and to restore the confidence of foreign investors in the country.

26 May 2014 09:42

SA, Swaziland proposed rail link on hold

Feasibility studies for South Africa and Swaziland's proposed R17bn rail link are still underway‚ pushing its construction out until at least 2017‚ Transnet Freight Rail General Manager Cleo Shiceka said.

By Razina Munshi 14 May 2014 11:53

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