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Rail infrastructure & Development

From coal to hydrogen: rail back in fashion

In the early twentieth century rail was a dirty business, burning coal and competing with other transport on the basis of speed, price and luxury. Pollution wasn’t a factor. French train builder...

It’s time SA had a serious talk about rail

As President Ramaphosa highlighted in his presentation of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP) to parliament in October last year, rail lies at the heart of reviving South Africa's economy....

Traxtion commits to R1,5 billion rail investment

TRAXTION Group, a provider of rail services and solutions across the African continent has announced its intention to embark on a significant investment programme within South Africa’s rail sector. This follows the...

Rail in decline – a precursor to road deterioration?

A Bee in My Bonnet column. By: Robin Hayes - Editor at CBN. There is always a consequence. NOT having embarked on a long road trip since leaving Johannesburg for good, seven years...

New security plan to curb theft, vandalism of rail infrastructure

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says a recently unveiled multifaceted security plan, anchored on insourcing capacity, will make an invaluable contribution to the fight against theft and vandalism of rail infrastructure. Mbalula on...


New Cape Town initiative bolsters economic recovery

TO support local businesses across the board, from one-person SMMEs to corporates, a number of key public, private and NPO stakeholders are joining forces...


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