Engineering News | Rail https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Sat, 30 May 2020 17:05:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 PRASA administrator announces new permanent executive appointments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-administrator-announces-new-permanent-executive-appointments-2020-05-29 Simone Liedtke RAIL / NEW APPOINTMENTS Fri, 29 May 2020 13:03:00 +0200 555079 1590753481 1590750180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DHL makes acquisition to grow e-commerce footprint in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dhl-makes-acquisition-to-grow-e-commerce-footprint-in-africa-2020-05-29 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & E-COMMERCE Fri, 29 May 2020 11:50:00 +0200 555062 1590745948 1590745800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000876228_resized_bloombergcourierfreightoperationsatthedhlcentralasiahub1022.jpg 511 287 Transnet reports recovery in some units, but still expects big Covid-19 revenue hit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-reports-recovery-in-some-operations-but-still-expects-big-covid-19-revenue-hit-2020-05-26 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Tue, 26 May 2020 15:00:00 +0200 554675 1590501607 1590498000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875285_resized_transnetfreightrail1110221013duane.jpeg 511 287 Transnet converts healthcare trains to bolster Covid-19 testing in underserviced areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-converts-healthcare-trains-to-bolster-covid-19-testing-in-underserviced-areas-2020-05-14 Donna Slater COVID-19 Thu, 14 May 2020 10:12:00 +0200 553443 1589444946 1589443920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872636_resized_transnet31022.jpg 511 287 Gautrain delays yearly fare increase owing to Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-delays-yearly-fare-increase-owing-to-covid-19-2020-05-13 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Wed, 13 May 2020 16:15:00 +0200 553386 1589379768 1589379300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872509_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturegautrain102191022.jpg 511 287 DoT unveils plans for new auto terminal at Durban, branch line concessioning https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dot-reveals-plans-for-new-auto-terminal-at-durban-branch-line-concessioning-2020-05-12 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 12 May 2020 14:31:00 +0200 553208 1589296065 1589286660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872124_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Five things public transport can do to help flatten the curve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/five-things-public-transport-can-do-to-help-flatten-the-curve-2020-05-08 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT  Fri, 08 May 2020 09:45:00 +0200 552833 1588948639 1588923900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871352_resized_upchristoventer1022.jpg Christo Venter 511 287 PRASA turnaround under way despite delays https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-turnaround-under-way-despite-delays-2020-05-07 Simone Liedtke STATE OWNED ENTITIES / INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 07 May 2020 16:05:00 +0200 552769 1588861268 1588860300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871176_resized_prasa110220715duane.jpg 511 287 PRASA operations to resume under lockdown Level 3 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-operations-to-resume-under-lockdown-level-3-2020-05-07 Simone Liedtke STATE-OWNED ENTITIES Thu, 07 May 2020 14:08:00 +0200 552737 1588865292 1588853280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871110_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659918621022.jpg 511 287 Resgen enters into debt deal to fund rail link for Boikarabelo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resgen-enters-into-debt-deal-to-fund-rail-link-for-boikarabelo-2020-05-05 Donna Slater RAIL Tue, 05 May 2020 14:02:00 +0200 552414 1588755946 1588680120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gautrain reopens with disinfectant spray booths, regular sanitising https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-reopens-with-disinfectant-spray-booths-regular-sanitising-2020-05-04 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Mon, 04 May 2020 11:46:00 +0200 552267 1588605833 1588585560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870057_resized_gautrain110220314duane.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82178_2020-05-04_gautrain.mp417547964Gautrain acting COO Tshepo Kgobe on the operations of the Gautrain as from May 4 Gautrain acting COO Tshepo Kgobe on the operations of the Gautrain as from May 4 Blue Train suspends operation until end June, offers ticket deferral options https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-train-suspends-operation-until-end-june-offers-ticket-deferral-options-2020-04-30 Donna Slater RAIL Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:47:00 +0200 552150 1588258203 1588254420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 TMH's Ivolga trains equipped to help curb spread of Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tmhs-ivolga-trains-equipped-to-help-curb-spread-of-covid-19-2020-04-30 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Thu, 30 Apr 2020 10:19:00 +0200 552067 1588242698 1588234740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869677_resized_tmhivolgapassengertrain0420201022.jpg TMH Ivolga Passenger Train 511 287 Saipem-led consortium picked as preferred bidder for Egypt rail project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saipem-led-consortium-picked-as-preferred-bidder-for-egypt-rail-project-2020-04-09 Reuters RAIL Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:51:00 +0200 550239 1586436798 1586436660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 TFR appoints new CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-appoints-new-ceo-2020-04-06 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:54:00 +0200 549599 1586161569 1586159640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UNTU calls for PPE for Transnet employees as iron ore line reopens https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-calls-for-ppe-for-transnet-employees-as-iron-ore-line-reopens-2020-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL; LABOUR Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:20:00 +0200 548906 1585578397 1585574400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862910_resized_transnet1022.jpg Transnet 511 287 Transnet scales back to only essential services, operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-scales-back-to-only-essential-services-operations-2020-03-27 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / COVID-19 Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:01:00 +0200 548628 1585302628 1585296060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet appoints new acting CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-appoints-new-acting-cfo-2020-03-26 Marleny Arnoldi APPOINTMENTS Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:08:00 +0200 548564 1585233169 1585231680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Train services suspended for duration of lockdown - Mbalula https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-services-suspended-for-duration-of-lockdown---mbalula-2020-03-25 African News Agency TRANSPORT Wed, 25 Mar 2020 22:44:00 +0200 548373 1585169142 1585169040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Blue Train halts trips until end-April https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-train-halts-trips-until-end-april-2020-03-19 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:53:00 +0200 547794 1584696017 1584625980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000860581_resized_thebluetrainpretoriastation110220915duane.jpg The Blue Train at Pretoria Station 511 287 Hearing into PRASA administrator’s appointment postponed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hearing-into-prasa-administrators-appointment-postponed-2020-03-18 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0200 547622 1584537795 1584536400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coronavirus in SA: Gautrain exec tests positive, staff self-isolated, station deep clean https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coronavirus-in-sa-gautrain-exec-tests-positive-staff-self-isolated-station-deep-clean-2020-03-18 News24Wire Rail Wed, 18 Mar 2020 08:14:00 +0200 547509 1584696445 1584512040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000859835_resized_gautrainpassingsandtonstation0119dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Union calls on Minister to dissolve RSR board https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-calls-on-minister-to-dissolve-rsr-board-2020-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:53:00 +0200 547366 1584369538 1584366780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000859467_resized_railinfrastructurefeaturemetrorail40220191022.jpg 511 287 Tanzania set to launch tender for single gauge railway to Rwanda, DRC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-set-to-launch-tender-for-single-gauge-railway-to-rwanda-drc-2020-03-12-1 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 12 Mar 2020 14:23:00 +0200 547078 1584015880 1584015780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet bemoans cable theft at Pretoria Complex, rolls out diesel locos https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-bemoans-cable-theft-at-pretoria-complex-rolls-out-diesel-locos-2020-03-12 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Thu, 12 Mar 2020 09:50:00 +0200 547025 1584007154 1583999400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape Town cuts water to PRASA, electricity to follow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-cuts-water-to-prasa-electricity-to-follow-2020-03-10 African News Agency RAIL Tue, 10 Mar 2020 08:11:00 +0200 546732 1583820732 1583820660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Companies sign MoU for rail development on the continent https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-sign-mou-for-rail-development-in-africa-2020-02-24 Mc'Kyla Nortje Rail Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:02:00 +0200 545361 1583311975 1583445720 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855515_resized_thelodbrailinfrastructure0220201022.jpg GREATER COLLABRATION Thelo DB and African Export-Import Bank will collaborate to support the modernisation of Africa’s railways 511 287 South African rail manufacturing sector needs to reinvent itself https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-rail-manufacturing-sector-needs-to-reinvent-itself-2020-02-20 Mc'Kyla Nortje Rail Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545195 1583155040 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855506_resized_transnetfreightrailsishensaldanharailwayline3510221013duane.jpg CONTINENTAL BENEFITS Through the AfCFTA, the benefits for South Africa and its African peers will be easier distribution, new export markets and new business opportunities 511 287 Need for change to address challenges in rail sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-change-to-address-challenges-in-rail-sector-2020-02-26 Mc'Kyla Nortje Rail Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545621 1583303564 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Regulator plans to increase safety awareness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulator-plans-to-increase-safety-awareness-2020-02-20 Mc'Kyla Nortje Rail Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545199 1583311617 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855512_resized_westerncaperailwaysrailwayinfrastructure022020jpg1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST improved maintenance systems are crucial in addressing the current safety challenges within rail sector 511 287 Massive R1.4bn boost to get Cape Town central line back on track https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massive-r14bn-boost-to-get-cape-town-central-line-back-on-track-2020-03-05 News24Wire RAIL Thu, 05 Mar 2020 12:49:00 +0200 546463 1583411843 1583405340 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Transnet, Minerals Council to discuss smart rail at Heavy Haul Conference https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-minerals-council-to-discuss-smart-rail-at-heavy-haul-conference-2020-03-04 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:54:00 +0200 546358 1585925602 1583330040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000857113_resized_rail0320201022.jpg 511 287 Focus on corridor solutions yields results for Grindrod https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-corridor-solutions-yields-results-for-grindrod-2020-03-04 Irma Venter FREIGHT & LOGISTICS Wed, 04 Mar 2020 12:37:00 +0200 546312 1583995687 1583318220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000857003_resized_grindrodmatolaterminal31022.jpg 511 287 Zambia awards China Railway $825m deal for line upgrades https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-awards-china-railway-825m-deal-for-line-upgrades-2020-03-04 Bloomberg RAIL Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:11:00 +0200 546289 1583309677 1583309460 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Eskom power cut derails Western Cape train service, Mbalula not impressed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metrorail-suspends-train-service-across-western-cape-due-to-eskom-power-cut-2020-02-27 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:24:00 +0200 545844 1582869403 1582817040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 The night a Van der Merwe and Ledwaba took gold in London https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-night-van-der-merwe-and-ledwaba-took-gold-in-london-2020-02-27 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:44:00 +0200 545772 1582815435 1582796640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855736_resized_jackvandermerwe10610duane1022.jpg Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Private electricity generation identified as most urgent structural reform for reigniting growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-2020-2020-02-26-2 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2020 Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:02:00 +0200 545634 1582724992 1582718520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855395_resized_netshieldsolar809091022duane.jpg 511 287