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Gibela supplier day – Thursday 12 March 2015

The Gibela Rail Transport Consortium RF (Pty) Ltd will manufacture and deliver 600 passenger trains to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa over the next 10 years.

It is Gibela’s strategic mandate and intent to source local parts and equipment for the manufacture of the rolling stock.

Consequently, Gibela invites railway industry equipment manufacturers and suppliers – both established or in an early phase of development – to attend its Supplier Day on Thursday, 12 March 2015 in Johannesburg. Entities owned by black women as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises, are particularly encouraged to attend. The purpose of the day is to build relationships with railway sector suppliers and to share information on Gibela’s sourcing and supplier onboarding process.

Participants must note that this engagement is not part of a pre-tender qualification process, but rather an interaction that will allow Gibela to engage with the appropriate local market in an open and transparent manner about the rolling stock project and opportunities for sourcing.

Please note that registration is now closed. Further details will be communicated to registered participants in due course.