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Tag: Locomotive

SA launches Africa’s first locomotive propulsion facility

Accoding to SAnews.gov.za The first locomotive propulsion and control manufacturing facility in Africa was officially opened in Johannesburg on Thursday. Speaking during the ceremony, Public Enterprises Director-General Richard Seleke says Bombardier...

Prasa’s new trains not allowed on originally planned routes

Rail agency Prasa’s new Afro 4000 locomotives will not be allowed to travel on most of the main long-distance rail routes they were originally intended for. For example, on the...

Prasa buys the wrong trains

News24 reported that South African railways officials imported brand new locomotives from Europe worth hundreds of millions of rand despite explicit warnings that the trains are not suited for local rail...

Transnet concludes funding for 1,064 locomotive deal

State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet, announced a combined R13bn funding for its long awaited 1,064 locomotive acquisition programme. Making the announcement at its Esselenpark campus, Transnet Group Chief Executive Brian...

Rolls-Royce to power Chinese freight trains in South Africa

The Telegraph reported that Rolls-Royce will power South African freight trains as a part of what it has called “one of the biggest ever infrastructure projects in the country.” This as...


Eazi Access grows with LMH partnership

Linde Material Handling (LMH) has appointed Eazi Access as their exclusive distributor for South Africa. As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of forklift trucks...


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