Engineering News | Rail https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:12:05 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Van der Merwe to lead establishment of Gauteng Transport Authority https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/van-der-merwe-to-lead-establishment-of-gauteng-transport-authority-2019-04-18 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:42:00 +0200 517692 1555597803 1555584120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794632_resized_ismailvadijackvandermerwe10513duaneonlinenew.jpeg Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi and GMA CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Transnet to meet OEMs this month in bid to reach settlement on ‘unlawful’ locomotive contracts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-meet-oems-this-month-in-bid-to-reach-settlement-on-unlawful-locomotive-contracts-2019-04-12 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:20:00 +0200 517161 1555315828 1555071600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793611_resized_transnetfreightrail1110221013duane.jpg 511 287 Nzimande instructs PRASA board to improve the reliability of trains https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-instructs-prasa-board-to-improve-the-reliability-of-trains-2019-04-12 African News Agency RAIL Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:45:00 +0200 517092 1555054197 1555051500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Traxtion showcases new Rosslyn-based locomotive maintenance, refurbishment facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/traxtion-showcases-new-rosslyn-based-locomotive-maintenance-refurbishment-facility-2019-04-10 Creamer Media Reporter Rail Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:40:00 +0200 516773 1554983729 1554882000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793137_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/78104_2019-04-12_rer532-traxtion-hdweb.mp471490340Traxtion showcases new Rosslyn-based locomotive maintenance, refurbishment facility Traxtion showcases new Rosslyn-based locomotive maintenance, refurbishment facility President Ramaphosa vows to improve failing rail service https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/president-ramaphosa-vows-to-improve-failing-rail-service-2019-04-09 African News Agency Rail Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:49:00 +0200 516674 1554820545 1554806940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792484_resized_cyrilramaphosa060320191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Ramaphosa visits Prasa about rail improvements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-visits-prasa-about-rail-improvements-2019-04-09 News24Wire Rail Tue, 09 Apr 2019 08:11:00 +0200 516608 1554791492 1554790260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792350_resized_cyrilramaphosa180320191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Transnet sets new weekly manganese record https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-sets-new-weekly-manganese-record-2019-04-08 Simone Liedtke MANGANESE Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:09:00 +0200 516594 1554735882 1554732540 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 TPT sets its focus on African port concession opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tpt-sets-its-focus-on-african-port-concession-opportunities-2019-04-05 Shirley le Guern PORTS & SHIPPING Fri, 05 Apr 2019 15:19:00 +0200 516443 1554471731 1554470340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 TPT CE stresses need for faster turnarounds of vessels, trains https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tpt-ce-stresses-need-for-faster-turnarounds-of-vessels-trains-2019-04-05 Shirley le Guern PORTS & SHIPPING Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:55:00 +0200 516440 1554472900 1554468900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Transnet execs seek balance between efficiency improvements, growth opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-execs-seek-balance-between-efficiency-improvements-growth-opportunities-2019-04-05 Shirley le Guern PORTS & SHIPPING Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:10:00 +0200 516411 1554472874 1554455400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791892_resized_herbertmsagala04191022.jpg Transnet group executive of new business growth and diversification Herbert Msagala 511 287 TMH Africa unveils rolling stock factory in Boksburg https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tmh-africa-unveils-rolling-stock-factory-in-boksburg-2019-04-02 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:02:00 +0200 516036 1554217246 1554213720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791079_resized_tmhafricalocomotivefactoryopeningkirilllipadavidmakhuraboksburg04191022dylan.jpg TMH dignitaries alongside Gauteng Premier David Makhura unveil rolling stock manufacturing facility, in Boksburg 511 287 Gauteng paves way for the Gauteng Transport Authority https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-paves-way-for-a-gauteng-transport-authority-2019-04-01 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:57:00 +0200 515823 1554130254 1554109020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790605_resized_ismailvadi0319dylan1022.jpg Ismail Vadi 511 287 Corporatisation the next step for minibus industry, suggests MEC Vadi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corporatisation-the-next-step-for-minibus-industry-says-mec-vadi-2019-03-29 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:41:00 +0200 515683 1553866944 1553852460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790258_resized_roodepoortwestgatetaxirank801131022duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet awards Gijima IT contract following High Court order https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-awards-gijima-it-contract-following-high-court-order-2019-03-29 Marleny Arnoldi INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:46:00 +0200 515672 1553849535 1553849160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 PRASA's beefed up security in the Cape yields results https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasas-beefed-up-security-in-the-cape-yields-results-2019-03-28 News24Wire RAIL Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:26:00 +0200 515495 1553762421 1553761560 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Nzimande rebuts Cape Town passenger rail takeover plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-rebuts-cape-town-passenger-rail-takeover-plan-2019-03-27 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:29:00 +0200 515426 1553693568 1553693340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789708_resized_bladenzimande510220115duane.jpg Transport Minister Blade Nzimande 511 287 Traxtion unveils new facility to provide locomotive rebuild, overhaul services for Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/traxtion-unveils-new-facility-to-provide-locomotive-rebuild-overhaul-services-for-africa-2019-03-26 Simone Liedtke RAIL Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:09:00 +0200 515277 1553673988 1553609340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789368_resized_traxtion0319dylan1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77838_2019-03-26_traxtion.mp437739427Taxtion CEO James Holley speaks to Engineering News Online about the launch of Traxtion's refurbishment facility, which will be used to provide locomotive rebuild and overhaul services to customers across the African continent. Video & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Taxtion CEO James Holley speaks to Engineering News Online about the launch of Traxtion's refurbishment facility, which will be used to provide locomotive rebuild and overhaul services to customers across the African continent. Video & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Cape Town seeks rail experts to assist with takeover plan for passenger rail https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-seeks-rail-experts-to-assist-with-takeover-plan-for-passenger-rail-2019-03-26 African News Agency RAIL Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:20:00 +0200 515228 1553596137 1553595600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Ramaphosa demands action on Prasa turnaround https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-demands-action-on-prasa-turnaround-2019-03-21 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:39:00 +0200 514882 1553157650 1553157540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gauteng launches 2019 travel survey to assist with transport planning https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-launches-2019-travel-survey-to-assist-with-transport-planning-2019-03-20 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:38:00 +0200 514840 1553669356 1553089080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788488_resized_ismailvadi0319dylan1022.jpg Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Kenya, France collaborate on new Nairobi railway line https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-france-collaborate-on-new-nairobi-railway-line-2019-03-19 African News Agency TRANSPORT Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:27:00 +0200 514686 1552997427 1552991220 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Public-Private Growth Initiative identifies 18 ‘priority projects’ to unlock growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-private-growth-initiative-identifies-18-priority-projects-to-unlock-growth-2019-03-18 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0200 514584 1552917159 1552914000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788019_resized_nkosazanadlaminizumaspeakingjohanvanzylmpumimpofuroelfmeyer1022.jpeg Minister in The Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks, while Dr Johan van Zyl, Mpumi Mpofu and Roelf Meyer listen 511 287 Ramaphosa stuck in train with commuters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-stuck-in-train-with-commuters-2019-03-18 African News Agency TRANSPORT Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:12:00 +0200 514570 1552913480 1552911120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet gives small businesses a leg up in KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-gives-small-businesses-a-leg-up-in-kzn-2019-03-15 Marleny Arnoldi SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:50:00 +0200 514464 1552657943 1552657800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 PRASA places four execs on special leave https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-places-four-execs-on-special-leave-2019-03-15 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:33:00 +0200 514460 1552658148 1552656780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787740_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659923021022.jpg 511 287 Vadi urges Soweto commuters to use alternative transport https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vadi-urges-soweto-commuters-to-use-alternative-transport-2019-03-14 African News Agency TRANSPORT Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:52:00 +0200 514270 1552560822 1552560720 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Financial loss of train coaches totals more than R600m since April 2018 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/financial-loss-of-train-coaches-totals-more-than-r600m-since-april-2018-2019-03-13 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:03:00 +0200 514085 1552464369 1552464180 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Collaboration, safety awareness to mitigate railway fatalities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-safety-awareness-to-mitigate-railway-fatalities-2019-02-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Rail Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512284 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782766_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturersrgmmadeleinwilliams02191022.jpg MADELEIN WILLIAMS The RSR aims to educate and conduct public awareness activities relating to safe railway operations 511 287 Event aims to contribute to development of African rail https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-aims-to-contribute-to-development-of-african-rail-2019-03-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512223 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782642_resized_africarail03191022.jpg INTERNATIONAL ATTENDANCE Attendees from more than 70 countries are expected at Africa Rail 511 287 Rail safety important for future of public transport https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-safety-important-for-future-of-public-transport-2019-02-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Rail Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512289 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782781_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturegautrain102191022.jpg RAIL Availability, punctuality and safety are key to the rail industry 511 287 Modernisation improves railway travel experience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-improves-railway-travel-experience-2019-02-22 Khutso Maphatsoe Rail Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512426 1552629129 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783183_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturemetrorail40220191022.jpg DEVELOPMENTS The new signalling system will create an environment for in-cab signalling and levels of automatic train protection 511 287 Investments in infrastructure projects set to improve rail industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investments-in-infrastructure-projects-set-to-improve-rail-industry-2019-02-27 Khutso Maphatsoe Rail Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512755 1552629141 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783880_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturewspvishaallutchman02191022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN The National Transport Master Plan will invest R751.74-billion in infrastructure projects until 2050, with 43% earmarked for the rail sector. 511 287 Western Cape transport department gets more than R200m more for road, rail safety https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-transport-department-gets-more-than-r200m-more-for-road-rail-safety-2019-03-06 African News Agency TRANSPORT Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:35:00 +0200 513409 1551858226 1551857700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 PRASA interim CEO Sithole resigns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-interim-ceo-sithole-resigns-2019-02-28 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:10:00 +0200 512884 1551347927 1551345000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Multipronged approach needed for traffic congestion – City of Cape Town https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multipronged-approach-needed-for-traffic-congestion-city-of-cape-town-2019-02-27 News24Wire ROADS Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:09:00 +0200 512733 1551337184 1551251340 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Transnet sets up war room to combat infrastructure-theft surge and line sabotage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-sets-up-war-room-to-combat-infrastructure-theft-surge-and-line-sabotage-2019-02-22 Terence Creamer CRIME Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:00 +0200 512447 1550838469 1550829600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783232_resized_transnetfreightrail410221013duane.jpeg 511 287 Aveng to sell Infraset to Colossal Africa Consortium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-to-sell-infraset-to-colossal-africa-consortium-2019-02-18 Tasneem Bulbulia CONSTRUCTION Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:51:00 +0200 511928 1550501517 1550501460 99999999999 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