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PRASA’s blue train to run on Cape Town’s Southern Line

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) confirmed that it has been granted a commercial licence to run the ‘People’s Train’ (blue electric trains) on the Southern Line in Cape...

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 energy morass

CBN Editor Robin Hayes asks if foreign funded vested interests are at play. IT beggars belief that we have endured loadshedding for more than 14...


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