Engineering News | Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:28:42 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hawks investigate cases related to Gupta-loot worth more than R40bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hawks-investigate-cases-related-to-gupta-loot-worth-more-than-r40bn-2018-08-16 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:18:00 +0200 495838 1534404237 1534403880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Transnet signals intention to suspend CEO Gama http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-signals-intention-to-suspend-ceo-gama-2018-08-16-1 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200 495820 1534401956 1534401780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747402_resized_siyabongagama110220717duane.jpg Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama 511 287 Gordhan announces whistleblower hotline to boost fight against corruption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shame-corporates-who-colluded-with-state-capture-into-paying-back-money-gordhan-2018-08-15 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:14:00 +0200 495758 1534400953 1534335240 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747277_resized_pravingordhan09042018dylan1022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Cable theft disrupts Metrorail's Joburg-Pretoria train service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cable-theft-disrupts-metrorails-joburg-pretoria-train-service-2018-08-15 Reuters RAIL Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:48:00 +0200 495693 1534316550 1534315680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3bn railway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-charges-top-officials-with-fraud-over-new-3bn-railway-2018-08-13 Reuters RAIL Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:43:00 +0200 495468 1534157066 1534156980 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Gautrain strike over after workers accept 8% wage offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-workers-to-decide-on-monday-on-latest-wage-offer-2018-08-13 African News Agency TRANSPORT Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:15:00 +0200 495390 1534156937 1534155300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 R100 000 reward offered for info on Cape Town train fires http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r100-000-reward-offered-for-info-on-cape-town-train-fires-2018-08-06 News24Wire TRANSPORT Mon, 06 Aug 2018 08:32:00 +0200 494855 1533537630 1533537120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 UNTU says accepts CCMA’s offer to help resolve Gautrain wage dispute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-says-accepts-ccmas-offer-to-help-resolve-gautrain-wage-dispute-2018-08-03 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Fri, 03 Aug 2018 11:18:00 +0200 494767 1533308097 1533287880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745131_resized_gautrainbus104111022duane.jpg 511 287 Rail company supports community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-company-supports-community-development-2018-08-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail 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 Rail 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 Rail 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 PRASA issued a temporary safety permit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-issued-a-temporary-safety-permit-2018-08-02-1 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 02 Aug 2018 11:45:00 +0200 494613 1533203286 1533203100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Etion lobbies for independent maintenance house for railways http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/etion-lobbies-for-independent-maintenance-house-for-railways-2018-08-01 Irma Venter RAIL Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:34:00 +0200 494489 1533126979 1533126840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744433_resized_etionbenniesteyn201821022.jpg Bennie Steyn 511 287 RSR says it won’t issue PRASA with safety permit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rsr-says-it-wont-issue-prasa-with-safety-permit-2018-08-01 Anine Kilian RAIL Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:18:00 +0200 494462 1533121794 1533118680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saboteurs behind train torching 'pretend to be commuters' – Cape Town transport head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saboteurs-behind-train-torching-pretend-to-be-commuters-cape-town-transport-head-2018-07-30-1 News24Wire RAIL Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:48:00 +0200 494263 1532962322 1532962080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Bombela sets Gautrain contingency plan in motion as strike goes ahead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bombela-sets-gautrain-contingency-plan-in-motion-as-strike-goes-ahead-2018-07-30 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:57:00 +0200 494124 1532933988 1532933820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743601_resized_gautrain01duane.jpg 511 287 PRASA hunting down 'enemies' responsible for Cape Town train attacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-hunting-down-enemies-responsible-for-cape-town-train-attacks-2018-07-30 News24Wire RAIL Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:27:00 +0200 494119 1532934564 1532932020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743585_resized_prasa110220715duane.jpg 511 287 UNTU, Bombela to continue weekend talks to avoid planned Gautrain strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-bombela-to-continue-weekend-talks-to-avoid-planned-gautrain-strike-2018-07-27 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Fri, 27 Jul 2018 09:27:00 +0200 494004 1532676586 1532676420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743327_resized_gautrain01duane.jpg 511 287 TFR to spend R90m on yearly manganese line shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-to-spend-r90m-on-yearly-manganese-line-shutdown-2018-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:39:00 +0200 493931 1532614134 1532612340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Another Metrorail train on fire in Cape Town, bringing the number of incidents to five http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/another-metrorail-train-on-fire-in-cape-town-bringing-the-number-of-incidents-to-five-2018-07-26 News24Wire RAIL Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:39:00 +0200 493876 1532601693 1532601540 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Gautrain operator requests meeting with union to avoid planned strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-operator-requests-meeting-with-union-to-avoid-planned-strike-2018-07-25 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:11:00 +0200 493755 1532528642 1532527860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet signs manganese capacity allocation contract with Assmang http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-signs-manganese-capacity-allocation-contract-with-assmang-2018-07-25 Anine Kilian RAIL Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:38:00 +0200 493636 1532512604 1532511480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cape Town train fire platform repairs completed – Metrorail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-train-fire-platform-repairs-completed-metrorail-2018-07-25 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 25 Jul 2018 08:50:00 +0200 493573 1532502830 1532501400 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Brics bank approves $600m loans for South African, Chinese projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-bank-approves-600m-loans-for-south-african-chinese-projects-2018-07-24 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:55:00 +0200 493473 1532422742 1532422500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 R30m damage caused by Cape Town train fire http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r30m-damage-caused-by-cape-town-train-fire-2018-07-23 News24Wire RAIL Mon, 23 Jul 2018 09:15:00 +0200 493292 1532331970 1532330100 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Transnet expansion project uplifts the community http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-expansion-project-uplifts-the-community-2018-07-20 Donald Makhafola Rail Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491819 1531809816 1532037600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738319_resized_hatchtransnetproject1022.jpg BENEFICIARIES Women to Women Shelter is one of the community organisations that benefited from the project 511 287 Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/light-rail-line-in-nigerias-capital-opens-to-passengers-2018-07-19 Reuters RAIL Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:51:00 +0200 493034 1531991352 1531990260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Transforming public transport hubs key to better city living, says US professor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transforming-public-transport-hubs-key-to-better-city-living-says-us-professor-2018-07-17 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:35:00 +0200 492801 1533019818 1531816500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740592_resized_gautrainintegratingwithothermodescopy1022.jpg 511 287 Gauteng Transport Authority set for rollout in Q1 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-transport-authority-set-for-rollout-in-q1-2019-2018-07-11 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:55:00 +0200 492373 1531319946 1531313700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739545_resized_jackvandermerwe10513duaneonline.jpeg GMA CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Transnet to operate inland manganese terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-operate-inland-manganese-terminal-2018-07-10 Marleny Arnoldi PORTS Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:31:00 +0200 492257 1531230638 1531229460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Alstom, Lagos government to collaborate on first two Blue Line metro phases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-lagos-government-to-collaborate-on-first-two-blue-line-metro-phases-2018-07-05 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Thu, 05 Jul 2018 09:17:00 +0200 491738 1530775123 1530775020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet prepares for annual coal line shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-prepares-for-annual-coal-line-shutdown-2018-06-27 Anine Kilian COAL/RAIL Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:46:00 +0200 491034 1530166779 1530107160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gama cites need for digital change to ensure greater economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gama-cites-need-for-digital-change-to-ensure-greater-economic-growth-2018-06-21 Simone Liedtke TECHNOLOGY Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:23:00 +0200 490515 1529587910 1529587380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735058_resized_siyabongagama0618dylan1022.jpg Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama 511 287 Gauteng aims for integrated public transport ticketing in 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-aims-for-integrated-public-transport-ticketing-in-2020-2018-06-20 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:06:00 +0200 490264 1530686246 1529485560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gauteng Transport Authority Bill approved by Cabinet, Gautrain 2 ‘held back’ by Treasury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-transport-authority-bill-approved-by-cabinet-gautrain-2-held-back-by-treasury-2018-06-19 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:34:00 +0200 490160 1529412187 1529411640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734225_resized_drismailvadi21022.jpg Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Metrorail bleeds passengers, has funds to turn around, says planning GM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metrorail-bleeds-passengers-has-financial-commitment-to-turn-around-2018-06-14 Irma Venter RAIL Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:01:00 +0200 489687 1528963900 1528963260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733092_resized_metrorail2p10605661022.jpg 511 287 TMH invests R500m into South African rail manufacturing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tmh-invests-r500m-into-south-african-rail-manufacturing-facility-2018-06-13 Simone Liedtke RAIL Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:21:00 +0200 489641 1528899982 1528899660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732985_resized_raillefttorightmjisainvestmentsdirectorsambhembetmhinternationalceomartinvaujourtmhafricaceojeromeboyet0620181022.jpg (Left to Right) Mjisa Investments Director Sam Bhembe, TMH International CEO Martin Vaujour and TMH Africa CEO Jerome Boyet 511 287