Our mega footprint on South Africa’s rail industrialisation

And not just any commuter passenger trains. These are X'trapolis Megas – state-of-the-art commuter trains that compare with the best in commuter rail transport internationally. Twenty have already been built at Lapa in Brazil using South African raw materials and South African-made components, and involving South African workers; 580 more will be built over the next 10 years at a custom-built factory in Ekurhuleni, South Africa.