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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...

The Blue Train picks up steam for operation during COVID-19

The Blue Train is preparing to take to the tracks once more, this time during the COVID-19 epidemic. The service is expected to be available as soon as June 30, 2020. Linking...


How robotic logistics are the key to automated warehouses

IN 2018 American companies spent approximately $1.5 trillion on logistical expenses. It's a jaw-dropping number that underpins the importance of supply chain management to...


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