The United National Transport Union’s (UNTU) worst fear, for its thousands of members in Transnet, became a reality when Africa’s rail leader offered voluntary severance packages to all its employees due to the dire global economy.
The Gibela Rail Transport Consortium has started recruiting operators and artisans for its new manufacturing facility, as well as trainees for its new training centre, at Dunnottar, in Ekurhuleni, prioritising historically disadvantaged residents of Ekurhuleni East.The Gibela Rail Transport Consortium has started recruiting operators and artisans for its new manufacturing facility, as well…
Speaking at the i-Transport and UATP Conference and Exhibition, in Sandton, on Tuesday, he noted that the Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) had completed the feasibility study for the expansion of the rail link to more parts of Gauteng, such as Soweto and Mamelodi.
TANZANIA: The government signed contracts with Turkish firm Yapı Merkezi and Portugal’s Mota-Engil on February 3 for the construction of a new 1 435 mm gauge railway between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro
AFRICA: Meeting in Nairobi on February 2, ministers from Kenya and Uganda agreed a ‘synchronised’ timescale for construction of the 1 435 mm gauge railway planned to link the two countries.
Cape Town – Commuters who use the Retreat-Simon’s Town Metrorail line should add at least an hour to their travelling time as technicians repair signals damaged after a delivery van crashed into a level-crossing boom, the company said on Sunday.