NEWS AND MEDIA

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2017

Gibela live reads to announce relocation to Dunnottar

Umkhiqizi o musha wa se mzansi Africa wezitimela iGibela o thuthela ku khaya layo elisha e Dunnottar e Ekurhuleni ngosuku lwesibili ngoJanuwari ngo nyaka uka 2018. Si sibheke phambili e ku sebenzisaneni na bo bonke aba abathintekayo e ku guquleni ubuso be isitimela sokuthutha e mzansi africa e minyakeni e leshumi e landelayo na ngaphezulu.

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Gibela live reads to announce relocation to Dunnottar

New South African commuter train manufacturer Gibela moves to its new home at Dunnottar in Ekurhuleni on the second of January twenty eighteen. We look forward to working with all of our stakeholders on changing the face of South African rail transport over the next ten years and beyond.

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On track Gibela rail plant on track for March completion

Construction of the Gibela plant, in Dunnottar, on the far East Rand is on track for completion in March next year, says Gibela Rail Transport Consortium CEO Thierry Darthout.

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Gibela gears up to deliver South African-built commuter trains

As 2017 draws to a close, the new factory and training centre complex and corporate office of emerging South African commuter train manufacturer Gibela, at Dunnottar in Ekurhuleni, is nearly complete – just short of two years from the start of construction.

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Gibela factory on track for March completion, says new CEO

Construction of the Gibela plant, in Dunnottar on the far East Rand, is on track for completion in March next year, says Gibela Rail Transport Consortium CEO Thierry Darthout.

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Gibela’s construction nears 65% completion

Gibela has completed 65 per cent of the construction of its R1-billion train manufacturing site in Dunnottar.

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Gibela invests in educational support for Ekurhuleni schools

Educational support for learners, educators from early learning to post matric has been the focus thus far of Gibela’s support to historically disadvantaged communities in Ekurhuleni.

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Numbers tell story of progress made in three years

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium (Gibela) celebrates its third anniversary with a list of landmark achievements that sets South Africa’s railway sector well on track to recovery after decades of languishment.

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First trains built by Gibela enter commercial service

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday unveiled 13 new passenger trains to be operated by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA's) Metrorail division.

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First trains built by Gibela enter commercial service

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday unveiled 13 new passenger trains to be operated by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA's) Metrorail division.

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Smooth ride for Pretoria train commuters

Daily travelling by train is no longer going to be a headache for commuters in Pretoria, thanks to PRASA's newly unveiled world class locomotives.

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Zuma launches new PRASA train

President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that government was investing a lot of money to improve the way people travel, adding that the launch of the new Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) trains marked the beginning of a 20-year modernisation programme.

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Presidential Launch of Peoples Trains For South Africans

President Zuma today successfully launched the new PRASA trains operated by Metrorail. The new trains, affectionately known as "The People's Train" , are part of PRASA's modernisation programme, which will be implemented over the next 20 years.

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