Engineering News | Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/locomotives-railway-trucks-and-wagons Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:01:57 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Rail company supports community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-company-supports-community-development-2018-08-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493170 1533019865 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741440_resized_xtrapolismegatrainsgibelarailprasa20517duane1022.jpg ON FLEET The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa assigned Gibela the task of replacing its ageing metro fleet with a modern service 511 287 Rail infrastructure in state of neglect http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-infrastructure-in-state-of-neglect-2018-08-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492913 1533019864 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740800_resized_ctlecommutertransportlocomotivesandengineeringnigelprasa2007141022duane.jpg BAD CONDITION Without direct investment in infrastructure, locomotives, rolling stock or skills, the future of the South African rail industry does not look positive 511 287 Road-rail vehicle innovator introduces RailBus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-rail-vehicle-innovator-introduces-railbus-2018-08-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493167 1533551325 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741449_resized_railinfrastructurebloomberg08181022.jpg FACILITATING MOBILITY Thousands of rural dwellers are situated close to existing rail lines and the RailBus will allow for exploitation of underused rail routes 511 287 Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rail is the future of Africa’s industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-is-the-future-of-africas-industrialisation---manufacturer-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459363 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Station’s strategic location to improve corridor capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stations-strategic-location-to-improve-corridor-capacity-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459309 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Successful event to be held again next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-event-to-be-held-again-next-year-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459337 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 LYC bearing range available from ISO Bearings in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lyc-bearing-range-available-from-iso-bearings-in-september-2017-08-04 Creamer Media Reporter Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460207 1501577344 1501797600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667854_resized_pic2.jpg 511 287 Analogue gauges outweigh benefits of electronic instrumentation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-manufactured-analogue-gauges-outweigh-benefits-of-electronic-instrumentation-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432428 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598760_resized_vacuumgauges102016sagauge1022.jpeg GAUGE PRODUCTION All SA Gauge gauges are sent for quality control before distribution 511 287 Custom-made hoses to be used by railway groups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/custom-made-hoses-to-be-used-in-south-african-railway-groups-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432607 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599254_resized_vacuumandairbrakehosepictures31022.jpeg CUSTOM MADE Dunlop Industrial Products supply custom-made solutions for railway groups and companies globally. 511 287 Subcontractor working on expansion and skills development programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/subcontract-manufacturer-working-on-expansion-programmes-and-skills-development-in-industry-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432385 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598689_resized_iecholden10201621022.jpeg PRODUCT SUPPLY A drive for electric freight locomotive, tested and ready for dispatch 511 287 Locomotive fleet to benefit from electromotive diesel technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-locomotive-fleet-to-be-the-first-to-benefit-from-electromotive-diesel-technology-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432593 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599095_resized_metricautomotiveengineering60207duane1022.jpeg IMPERATIVE STRATEGY Localisation of skills have been cited as a strategic imperative for the railway industry 511 287 New technology extended to wagon and passenger bogies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/newly-pioneered-technology-being-extended-into-wagon-and-passenger-bogies-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432430 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598868_resized_dcdrollingstock1020161022.jpeg DCD ROLLING STOCK The company has moved away from the traditional casting-based bogie construction and designed its own fabricated bogies using hot rolled steel 511 287 Modified wagon designs to increase volumes per trip http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modified-wagon-designs-to-increase-volumes-per-trip-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432404 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598704_resized_drawingsforwagonsinchina102016galisongroup1022.jpeg MODIFIED WAGON DESIGN The train system at Pulong copper mine will be a fully automated and driverless system 511 287 Transnet ranked a top employer in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-ranked-a-top-employer-in-s-africa-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432785 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Welding certification to become unavoidable for rail industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-certification-to-become-unavoidable-for-rail-industry-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432415 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598710_resized_weldingpracsaiw1022.jpeg WELDING CERTIFICATION SAIW offers training, qualification and certification programmes to meet international requirements 511 287 Track system to benefit railway contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/track-system-to-benefit-railway-contractors-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432422 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598721_resized_prasainterchangewithtmt1020161022.jpeg PRASA INTERCHANGE The Tubular Modular Track product allows for rebuilding and rehabilitation of railway tracks 511 287 University completes bogie certification tests http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-completes-bogie-certification-tests-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389923 1446533912 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000481733_resized_universityofpretoriafatiguetest1022.jpeg TEST RIG The test involved a large-scale application of wire strain gauges, with simultaneous data logging of over 100 channels 511 287 Bearing company trials new product on railway vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intelligent-bearing-trialled-on-railway-vehicles-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390056 1446533913 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000482169_resized_skflocomotivebearing1022.jpeg INTELLIGENT BEARING SKF’s intelligent bearing integrates a self-powered sensor and wireless device within a conventional bearing envelope 511 287 Locomotive autopilot achieves 100-million miles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locomotive-auto-pilot-achieves-100-million-miles-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390022 1446533913 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Drive components tested on Russian locomotive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-components-tested-on-russian-locomotive-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390019 1446533913 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000482055_resized_abrandnewfleetoftg16mseriesdoublelocomotivesareallfittedwithadvancedcomponentsmanufac11022.jpeg HARSH TESTING The Russian locomotives will undergo a number of tests and certifications over a six-month period 511 287 Rail certification secures international orders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-certification-secures-international-orders-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390040 1446533913 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000482103_resized_swasap210041022.jpeg MANUFACTURING FACILITY Swasap supplies Transnet with most of its axles 511 287 Rail system requires efficient streamlining, says consulting firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-system-requires-efficient-streamlining-says-consulting-firm-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390143 1445610611 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000482490_resized_dsc35021022.jpeg ENHANCING OPERATIONS To be efficient, high levels of productivity with a minimum level of wasted effort or expense are required 511 287 Engine remanufacturer expands locomotives services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engine-remanufacturer-expands-locomotives-services-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389813 1446533912 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000481405_resized_crankshaftgrindermetricautomotive1022.jpeg CRANKSHAFT GRINDER Metric Automotive Engineering’s crankshaft grinder can grind crankshafts up to 4.7 m long and weighing up to 5 t 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/57295_2015-10-21_metric_-_hd_web.mp425779719Metric Automotive Engineering operations director Andrew Yorke tells Engineering News about the company’s latest investment Metric Automotive Engineering operations director Andrew Yorke tells Engineering News about the company’s latest investment Steam locomotive operator undertakes refurbishment contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steam-locomotive-operator-undertakes-refurbishment-contract-2015-11-06 Dylan Slater Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389806 1449638689 1446760800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000481366_resized_trainssteamlocomotive30521022reefsteamers.jpeg STEAMING AHEAD Reefsteamers is undertaking a project to return two mainline steam locomotives to fully operational capabilities 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/57296_2015-10-15_reefsteamers_-_hd_web.mp431445160steam locomotive expert Shaun Ackerman tells Engineering News about Reefsteamers’ newly refurbished locomotive wheel lathe. Cameraperson: Dylan Slater. steam locomotive expert Shaun Ackerman tells Engineering News about Reefsteamers’ newly refurbished locomotive wheel lathe. Cameraperson: Dylan Slater. KZN resignalling project design phase reaches completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-resignalling-project-design-phase-reaches-completion-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349467 1415081540 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000366156_resized_bombardier11022.jpg INTERFLO 200 RAIL CONTROL SOLUTION The solution will enable a 2.5-minute headway, thereby eliminating bottlenecks while increasing safety and availability 511 287 Diesel locomotives remain popular in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diesel-locomotives-remain-popular-in-africa-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349343 1415081540 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365785_resized_bglocomotivehires1022.jpg AFRICAN OFFERING BG Locomotives Services is regularly deploying maintenance teams to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo 511 287 $13bn locomotives contract under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-locomotives-of-13bn-contract-under-way-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349419 1415081540 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000366322_resized_layouttraxxac21022.jpg TRAXX LOCOMOTIVES PROJECT The $13-billion contract is scheduled for completion by the end of 2019 and will source more than 60% of materials and services for the project locally 511 287 Consortium enhances companies’ operational efficiencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consortium-enhances-companies-operational-efficiencies-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349515 1415081540 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000366292_resized_tridentssa211022.jpg IN THE POUND SEATS Trident is the sole licensed distributor of Bearing Man Group’s self-adjusting breaking systems to the South African mining industry 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/52108_2014-09-06_trident_-_hd_web.mp432545741Trident South Africa international marketing manager Simon Lewis discusses the new cooperation agreement between Trident, Battery Electric and the Bearing Man Group, as well as the company's expansion into the African and South American markets. Trident South Africa international marketing manager Simon Lewis discusses the new cooperation agreement between Trident, Battery Electric and the Bearing Man Group, as well as the company's expansion into the African and South American markets. Company aims to supply rail industry with flexible conduit solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-supply-rail-industry-with-flexible-conduit-solutions-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349968 1415081541 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000367681_resized_elquipflexibleconduitcomponents1022.jpg FLEXIBLE CONDUIT SOLUTIONS Flexicon has developed two product ranges namely metallic and non-metallic conduit solutions, which are available from 10 mm to 106 mm in diameter 511 287 R50m propulsion and control factory to open by year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r50m-propulsion-and-control-factory-to-open-by-year-end-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349418 1415081541 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365989_resized_aubreylekwane11022.jpg AUBREY LEKWANE The propulsion and control factory is integral to Bombardier Transportation South Africa’s fulfilling its contract with Transnet 511 287 Shunting locomotive well suited to mining industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shunting-locomotive-well-suited-to-mining-industry-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349971 1415081541 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000367693_resized_modernminingcoveroption11022.jpg RS7S3C DC LOCOMOTIVE The locomotive is manufactured standard with a 521.9 kW C18 CAT engine and an in-house digital control system 511 287 PRASA train project on track http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-train-project-on-track-2014-11-07 Ilan Solomons Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349706 1415081540 1415311200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000366911_resized_xtrapolismegatrainexterior11022.jpg X'TRAPOLIS MEGA TRAIN The first of the 20 trains will be shipped to South Africa by the end of 2015 511 287 Improving railway systems for a growing number of projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improving-railway-systems-for-a-growing-number-of-projects-2013-11-08 Carina Borralho Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 310128 1383631516 1383861600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 German practices will aid Africa’s rail development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-practices-will-aid-africas-rail-development-2013-11-08 Carina Borralho Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 310494 1383631516 1383861600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Latest software solutions unveiled http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-locomotive-software-solutions-unveiled-2013-11-08 Carina Borralho Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 310420 1383631516 1383861600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Locomotives order to be filled by end-2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-lands-large-locomotives-order-in-sa-2013-11-08 Carina Borralho Locomotives, Railway Trucks and Wagons Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 310241 1383631516 1383861600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0