Latest news from Dunnottar
This is the site where 580 modern South African commuter trains will be built, at the cutting edge of world-class rail production. It is also
the site where Gibela will provide a training facility and engineering centre of excellence for various railway related skills.
Latest news from Dunnottar (2)
This is the site where 580 modern South African commuter trains will be built, at the cutting edge of world-class rail production. It is also the site where Gibela will provide a training facility for railway-specific artisan skills and an engineering centre of excellence.
Gibela’s X’Trapolis Mega train to launch next year
Rail company Gibela was recently awarded a provisional acceptance certificate from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) to begin its trial run for the first X’Trapolis Mega train.
Gibela JV obtains provisional acceptance certificate for first X’Trapolis Mega train (2)
South African joint venture (JV) Gibela has obtained a provisional acceptance certificate from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) for its first X’Trapolis Mega train.Read more
Gibela progresses Dunnottar site, highlights 500 000 lost-time injury-free hours
Visble progress is being made on railconsortium Gibela’s R1-billion train factory at Dunnottar, in Ekurhuleni, with some 522 t of structural steel erected, 4 043 m³ of concrete cast, 5km of piping installed and around 511 000 productive hours worked.Read more
PRASA awards Gibela with Provisional Acceptance Certificate
Gibela has been awarded a Provisional Acceptance Certificate from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) for its first X’Trapolis Mega train to start its trial run in preparation for commercial service in 2017.Read more
Alstom's South African JV Gibela successfully handed over to PRASA the first X'Trapolis Mega
Alstom's South African JV Gibela successfully handed over to PRASA the first X'Trapolis Mega.Read more
First new PRASA trains take to the tracks in Tshwane
The first trains delivered in the R51-billion rolling stock acquisition programme for Metrorail operations are gearing up for service, says the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).Read more
Recruitment for Gibela internships starts
The internship forms part of Gibela’s young talent development programme, which will be managed through the specialised training centre being built at the green train manufacturing plant in Dunnottar.Read more
Mayor applauds the new Gibela literacy project
Ekurhuleni mayor councillor Mzwandile Masina applauded Gibela’s recently launched maths, science and English project.Read more
Gibela Internship Programme Recruitment Begins
Emerging South African train manufacturer Gibela Rail Transport Consortium (Gibela) has kick-started an annual internship programme with the awarding of internships to 22 national diploma and university graduates.Read more
Gibela serious about its commitment to invest in education
"Gibela intends to use education and training as the cornerstone for socio-economic development whilst supporting the Government's National Development Plan," Gibela's Economic Development Director, Dr Buyiswa Mncono-Liwani said.Read more
Mega-project to reduce unemployment
The project, which is part of the national passenger rail modernisation programme, is also in line with the City’s re-industrialisation agenda and is expected to benefit local emerging industrialists and artisans by empowering them with specialised industrial skills.