Engineering News | Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:12:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Transport projects in Africa provide fillip for infrastructure development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-projects-in-africa-provide-fillip-for-infrastructure-development-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510632 1550219927 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779132_resized_deloitteafricainfrastructureandcapitalprojectsleadjplabuschagne2191022.jpg J-P LABUSCHAGNE The magnitude of African infrastructure development plans necessitates significant capital management skills 511 287 Luxembourg Protocol can save South Africa billions – Rail Working Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luxembourg-protocol-can-save-south-africa-billions-rail-working-group-2019-02-14 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0200 511645 1550152406 1550150460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Train sets numbers improve in the Western Cape – Metrorail regional manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-sets-numbers-improve-in-the-western-cape-metrorail-regional-manager-2019-02-14 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:54:00 +0200 511638 1550148944 1550148840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet, Botswana Rail seek to unlock Botswana’s coal reserves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-botswana-rail-seek-to-unlock-botswanas-coal-reserves-2019-02-07 Nadine James COAL Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0200 510913 1549546929 1549545660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779775_resized_popomolefedylanslater01191022.jpg Dr Popo Molefe 511 287 Transnet promises to ramp up efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-promises-to-ramp-up-efficiency-2019-02-06 Kim Cloete STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:27:00 +0200 510784 1549520150 1549463220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779429_resized_taumorwe20613duane1022.jpg Transnet acting CEO Tau Morwe 511 287 Germany presses for changes in EU competition rules after Siemens/Alstom deal blocked http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-presses-for-changes-in-eu-competition-rules-after-siemensalstom-deal-blocked-2019-02-06 Reuters MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:17:00 +0200 510744 1549455475 1549455420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Botswana keen for corridor to link to South Africa’s coalfields http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-keen-for-corridor-to-link-to-south-africas-coal-fields-2019-02-01 Kim Cloete COAL Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:13:00 +0200 510315 1549010334 1549008780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 UNTU intends to launch protest action against PRASA, Transport Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-intends-to-launch-protest-action-against-prasa-transport-minister-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke LABOUR / TRANSPORT Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:37:00 +0200 509804 1548668301 1548668220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Metrorail trains across South Africa at risk of coming to a stand still http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metrorail-trains-across-south-africa-at-risk-of-coming-to-a-stand-still-2019-01-25 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:26:00 +0200 509643 1548397696 1548397560 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Man electrocuted on roof of Cape Town train http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/man-electrocuted-on-roof-of-cape-town-train-2019-01-23 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:13:00 +0200 509424 1548245683 1548245580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 New construction process proposed for Gautrain expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-process-proposed-for-gautrain-expansion-project-2019-01-21 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:09:00 +0200 509129 1548082514 1548065340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775821_resized_gautrain210220314duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet to pursue ‘just and equitable’ settlements with rail OEMs awarded ‘unlawful’ ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-pursue-just-and-equitable-settlements-with-rail-oems-awarded-unlawful-contracts-2019-01-17 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:20:00 +0200 508845 1547797413 1547720400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775403_resized_popomolefedylanslater01191022.jpg Transnet chairperson Dr Popo Molefe 511 287 Alstom warns Siemens rail deal could be blocked by Europe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-warns-siemens-rail-deal-could-be-blocked-by-europe-2019-01-17 Bloomberg RAIL Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:18:00 +0200 508842 1547720408 1547720280 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Gautrain seeks ways to grow ridership as 2018 hits govt's pocket http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-govt-forced-to-fork-out-as-gautrain-ridership-declines-2019-01-17 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:22:00 +0200 508833 1547735587 1547716920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775104_resized_gautrain1022.jpg 511 287 Alstom, APIX celebrate Coradia Polyvalent’s first journey in Senegal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-apix-celebrate-coradia-polyvalents-first-journey-in-senegal-2019-01-15 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:46:00 +0200 508615 1547556428 1547556360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cable theft causes major delays for Pretoria commuter trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cable-theft-causes-major-delays-for-pretoria-commuter-trains-2019-01-11 African News Agency TRANSPORT Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:58:00 +0200 508324 1547200749 1547200680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Train accident highlights need for industry-wide solution, stronger regulator – RRA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-accident-highlights-need-for-industry-wide-solution-stronger-regulator-rra-2019-01-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:09:00 +0200 508262 1547129461 1547129340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rail Enforcement Unit a success story, says Cape Town mayor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-enforcement-unit-a-success-story-says-cape-town-mayor-2019-01-10 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:15:00 +0200 508165 1547106652 1547104500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Estimated cost of Pretoria train crash is R21m – Metrorail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/one-dead-in-mountain-view-train-crash-in-pretoria-2019-01-08 News24Wire RAIL Tue, 08 Jan 2019 16:32:00 +0200 507948 1547017985 1546957920 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Despite unsuccessful tender, Gautrain remains on the lookout for new trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-unsuccessful-tender-gautrain-remains-on-the-lookout-for-new-trains-2019-01-08 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:23:00 +0200 507947 1547036568 1546935780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773218_resized_gautrain091020112610220611duane2.jpg 511 287 Alstom, Evershold Rail unveil design for new hydrogen train for UK market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-evershold-rail-unveil-design-for-new-hydrogen-train-for-uk-market-2019-01-07 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / RAIL Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:10:00 +0200 507904 1546870311 1546870200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Train derailment investigation points to sabotage – Transnet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-derailment-investigation-points-to-sabotage-transnet-2018-12-21 Reuters FREIGHT RAIL Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:58:00 +0200 507765 1545397671 1545397080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 War of words continues between Prasa and former acting CEO Letsoalo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/war-of-words-continues-between-prasa-and-former-acting-ceo-letsoalo-2018-12-20 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISE Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:24:00 +0200 507728 1545298401 1545297840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772846_resized_collinsletsoalo1022.jpg Collins Letsoalo 511 287 Transnet misses H1 export coal target http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-misses-h1-export-coal-volume-target-2018-12-19 Mariaan Webb FREIGHT RAIL Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:43:00 +0200 507700 1545230691 1545223380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772794_resized_transnetfreightrail3richardsbay.jpg 511 287 No compliant bids received for additional Gautrain rolling stock http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-compliant-bids-for-gautrain-rolling-stock-tender-2018-12-18 Mariaan Webb PASSENGER RAIL Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:39:00 +0200 507669 1545168707 1545143940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772753_resized_gautrainprojectgauteng1022.jpg 511 287 I was dismissed from Prasa for uncovering looters, says Collins Letsoalo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/i-was-dismissed-from-prasa-for-uncovering-looters-says-collins-letsoalo-2018-12-17 African News Agency PASSENGER RAIL Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:34:00 +0200 507639 1545061124 1545060840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772696_resized_collinsletsoalo1022.jpg Collins Letsoalo 511 287 PRASA closes Pretoria station for 40 days for maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-closes-pretoria-station-for-40-days-for-maintenance-2018-12-14 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:07:00 +0200 507627 1544807339 1544807220 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Back to the future for Eskom as it seeks to plug 1.3bn ton coal hole http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/back-to-the-future-for-eskom-as-it-seeks-to-plug-13bn-coal-shortfall-2018-12-13 Terence Creamer COAL & POWER Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:30:00 +0200 507535 1544713349 1544711400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772507_resized_danmashigoeskom1118dylan1022.jpg Primary energy division GM Dan Mashigo 511 287 Transnet goods train derails, blocks major line in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-goods-train-derails-blocks-major-line-in-cape-town-2018-12-10 News24Wire RAIL Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:17:00 +0200 507075 1544445224 1544444220 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Gibela delivers its first South African made train to PRASA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-delivers-its-first-south-african-made-train-to-prasa-2018-12-07 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:23:00 +0200 506943 1544192603 1544178180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771177_resized_gibelagroup1022.jpg The first South African-built X’trapolis Mega commuter train on its way to the Wolmerton depot 511 287 South Africa’s 'dysfunctional' rail system root of many transport problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-dysfunctional-rail-system-root-of-many-transport-problems-2018-12-07 Irma Venter ROAD AND RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:23:00 +0200 506918 1544193872 1544170980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771116_resized_metrorail2p10605661022.jpg 511 287 Transnet to modify operating model, corporate structure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-modify-operating-model-corporate-structure-2018-12-03 Marleny Arnoldi FREIGHT Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:19:00 +0200 506371 1543839777 1543839540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769929_resized_taumorwe206131022duane.jpg Transnet acting group CE Tau Morwe 511 287 Swifambo loses SCA bid to retain R3.5bn 'tall trains' PRASA tender http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swifambo-loses-sca-bid-to-retain-r35bn-tall-trains-prasa-tender-2018-11-30 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:05:00 +0200 506264 1543580205 1543579500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Afreximbank ropes in Russian companies to invest in railway projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afreximbank-ropes-in-russian-companies-to-invest-in-railway-projects-in-africa-2018-11-30 African News Agency RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:47:00 +0200 506256 1543574937 1543574820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Saldanha iron-ore rail line to remain shut until Dec 9 after truck accident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-expects-two-week-halt-of-rail-activity-along-saldanha-iron-ore-line-2018-11-30 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:59:00 +0200 506246 1543583533 1543571940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Durban train delays in the spotlight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-train-delays-in-the-spotlight-2018-11-28 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:40:00 +0200 505912 1543387750 1543387200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 African countries urged to sign Luxembourg Protocol at Zimbabwe PIDA meeting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-urged-to-sign-luxembourg-protocol-at-zimbabwe-pida-meeting-2018-11-27-1 African News Agency INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:33:00 +0200 505836 1543311986 1543311180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0