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Gautrain in line with international trend, boosting values of homes near stations

Location is as much about proximity to reliable public transport as it is about the safety and security of the area, easy access to shops and good schools, and the steady appreciation of home values...

14 May 2015 12:00

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

Siyabonga Gama appointed acting group CE of Transnet

Transnet on Monday, 20 April, announced that it had appointed Siyabonga Gama as acting group CE with immediate effect...

By Colleen Goko 21 Apr 2015 07:32

SA, Zim talk trade

The South Africa-Zimbabwe Business Forum has emphasised the importance of intra-Africa trade to drive stronger economies that benefit the citizens of the continent...

10 Apr 2015 10:26

Prasa boss won't be available for another term

Long-serving group CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Lucky Montana, will not be available for another term of contract...

2 Apr 2015 13:03

Transnet completes 95 electric locomotives

State-run rail and logistics company Transnet has manufactured a batch of 95 electric locomotives at its engineering facilities at Koedoespoort, Pretoria, as part of its R300bn investment in SA's ports and rail network...

23 Mar 2015 13:21

Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Transnet contracts worry Glencore

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg on Tuesday, 3 March, warned of unintended consequences for Eskom's coal supply stemming from the take-or-pay contracts Transnet is signing with coal exporters...

4 Mar 2015 11:47

Rail network will stimulate trade in West Africa

On the dual carriageway linking the main airport to downtown Niamey, the capital of Niger, workers are busy digging trenches in the middle of the island separating the lanes, and laying tracks where rows of lampposts once stood...

By Franck Kuwonu 4 Mar 2015 08:45

Chinese locomotives to be powered by Rolls-Royce engines

The Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian (CNR) and its local South African consortium have placed an order for the delivery of 232 Rolls-Royce MTU Series 4000 engines...

28 Jan 2015 06:31

Road is still king of freight

Freight movers in SA still prefer road transport to rail to transport goods locally, hindering Transnet's efforts to get rail-friendly cargo off the roads...

By Andiswa Maqutu 27 Jan 2015 16:28

Rural rail network needed

One of the major challenges that has faced the Eastern Cape from its inception in 1994 - and for the geographic area that is now the Eastern Cape, even before then - has been the absence of a sophisticated and efficient transport logistics network...

By Patrick Cull 19 Jan 2015 12:36

Zambia's key railway line re-opens after strike

A key railway line which links landlocked Zambia to the ports in Tanzania reopened on Friday, 16 January, after a Tanzania high court ruled that the five-day strike action by workers was illegal...

19 Jan 2015 09:43

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