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Government looks to rail sector to grow economy
Government looks to rail sector to grow economyArticle

The South African government's proposed policy interventions, to allow third-party access to South Africa's rail infrastructure, will provide an opportunity not only for the growth of the freight transportation sector but also for the growth, transformation and industrialisation of the economy...

31 Mar 2021

It's time SA had a serious talk about rail
It's time SA had a serious talk about railArticle

Rail has long been the backbone of the South African logistics and transport value chain and will become even more critical in a post-Covid-19 environment...

Mesela Nhlapo 15 Mar 2021

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Heavy haul conference to play critical role in building sustainable economyArticle

In order to ensure that South Africa's rail network achieves its true potential, the rail industry needs to take greater steps to start introducing smart and resilient railway operations and infrastructure, so as to improve efficiency and safety...

5 Mar 2020

ECDC explores trade opportunities in Nigeria and China
ECDC explores trade opportunities in Nigeria and ChinaArticle

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation recently concluded a two-week long trade promotion tour of Nigeria and China aimed at improving trade between the Eastern Cape and these two fast-growing economies...

13 Sep 2019

TFR runs longest production train in the world
TFR runs longest production train in the worldArticle

Transnet Freight Rail successfully ran a 4km, 375 wagon manganese train over a distance of around 861km...

12 Oct 2018

New programme aims to ensure safer rail transport in South Africa
New programme aims to ensure safer rail transport in South AfricaArticle

The Railway Occurrence Investigation Programme (ROIP) has been developed to assist in eliminating the escalating and repetitive nature of incidents through proper investigation...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 10 Jul 2017

SA needs safer transport solutions
SA needs safer transport solutionsArticle

Increasing urbanisation means South Africa's roads are being stretched to capacity, compelling the country to consider viable options for safer and sustainable passenger and freight transport...

Willem Sprong, Charl Swanepoel 28 Oct 2016

Plastics company benefits from Transnet contracts
Plastics company benefits from Transnet contractsArticle

One of the companies benefitting directly from Transnet's new rolling stock contract in SA is VescoPlastics. Bidders are required to meet a minimum local content of...

1 Jun 2016

Steloy Castings IRIS accredited
Steloy Castings IRIS accreditedArticle

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

27 Jul 2015

New speakers and topics for the 4th Annual African Railway Summit
New speakers and topics for the 4th Annual African Railway SummitArticle

The African Union has announced South Africa is to become a hub for the manufacturing and supply of rail stock for Africa...

10 Jul 2015

Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet
Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and TransnetArticle

Transnet and the University of Pretoria (UP) are celebrating 21 years of collaborative training and research in Railway Engineering in 2015...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 14 Apr 2015

Africa's railways get their first awardsArticle

The first awards ever to honour the African railway industry have been presented to the continent's leaders in the field of rail transport and services.

6 Jun 2008

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