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Safety tops in new train fleet

A new fleet of trains has been procured and will include enhanced safety features to prevent accidents similar to the one in Denver on Tuesday, 28 April...

30 Apr 2015 09:20

Inquiry set up to investigate Denver crash

A board of inquiry has been set up to investigate the root course of Tuesday's train accident at the Denver train station, near Johannesburg.

30 Apr 2015 07:15

Prasa to run all Gauteng trains from new centre

Prasa launched its Gauteng Nerve Centre, a single control point for the agency in the province. This comes as Prasa is spending billions of rand on its rail systems...

6 Oct 2015 14:50

Safety tests on 'too tall' trains not yet finalised

The Railway Safety Regulator says it has received 80%-90% of the reports it needs on the testing of Prasa's controversial Spanish locomotives...

6 Oct 2015 10:34

Have your say on SA's rail policy

JOHANNESBURG: Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has called on members of the public to make a meaningful contribution to the process of...

22 Sep 2015 12:55

Turner & Townsend to manage expansion at Gautrain station

Global construction and management consultants, Turner & Townsend, have been appointed by Bombela Concession Company as project managers for the expansion of the Gautrain station platforms at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg...

21 Sep 2015 11:54

Trans-Kalahari Railway project takes first step

Namibia and Botswana are taking the first steps to establish a multi-billion dollar railway project to link...

By Chamwe Kaira 17 Sep 2015 10:22

Multi-objective algorithms for complex production scheduling problems

Dr. Jacomine Grobler, a researcher at the Council for scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria, has developed a first of its kind, multi-objective algorithms for...

27 Aug 2015 09:33

Prasa heading off track

The embattled Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) is again in crisis following the derailment of one of its controversial Afro4000 locomotives...

20 Aug 2015 11:14

Coega welcomes Transnet operating license for Manganese container terminal

The cabinet's decision to issue Transnet Port Terminals with a permanent operating license for operating the manganese terminal at the Port of Ngqura...

18 Aug 2015 08:44

New MyCiTi launches new trunk route

The City of Cape Town launched the new MyCiTi trunk route between Dunoon and Century City on 1 August. The T04 provides direct access...

4 Aug 2015 08:49

Blood on the tracks

The war within rail agency Prasa continues. Its former CEO, Lucky Montana, staggered into the Hillbrow Police Station yesterday with a pile of files to open a case of fraud...

31 Jul 2015 10:34

Steloy Castings IRIS accredited

Steloy Castings has announced their IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) accreditation, marking a significant milestone for the company...

28 Jul 2015 07:00

PRASA off track with crucial upgrades

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) is severely behind schedule on upgrades necessary for its new trains procured in a R51bn contract...

24 Jul 2015 11:43

Infrastructure plan bears fruit

PRETORIA: Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe says the government has taken the advice of the National Development Plan to heart and put in place...

17 Jul 2015 15:10

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