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R1bn train manufacturing plant a catalyst for rail transport – Cyril

President Cyril Ramaphosa said today that South Africa’s state-of-the-art train manufacturing plant was a catalyst for the transformation of passenger rail services and public transport.

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Ekurhuleni is the 'engine of economic growth' - Ramaphosa at launch of train plant

South Africa's number one has described Ekurhuleni, where the official launch of a multibillion-rand train manufacturing plant was held, as the engine of economic growth in the country.

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New train manufacturing plant launched in Nigel

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country’s train services need to improve in order to cater for the millions of passengers.

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Minister of Transport celebrates transport month

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has welcomed Transport Month by going on his first trip on South Africa’s new commuter trains – Gibela’s very own X’Trapolis Mega. 702 journalist Aki Anastasiou went along for the ride.

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Driving economic growth through transport

The Gauteng Department of Transport has embarked on a campaign to create awareness on the importance of transport as a driver and an enabler for economic growth.

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Make a difference campaign launched

Gibela recognising the importance of educational support - at all levels - in surrounding communities.

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Women to spearhead commuter train project

Local women will rule the game in the construction of about 600 new commuter trains over the next 10 years.

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Manufacturing trials of first locally made train car under way

Gibela has initiated manufacturing trials of the first locally made train car at the Gibela train factory, in Dunnottar, on the East Rand.

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Gibela moves to Dunnottar plant; takes first manufacturing steps

Gibela has initiated manufacturing trials of the first locally made train car at the Gibela train factory, in Dunnottar, on the East Rand.

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Next 12 months crucial as PRASA prepares to receive new rolling stock

Commuters making use of the 18 new X’Ttrapolis Mega commuter trains, supplied by Gibela to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) are “extremely happy” with the new rolling stock, says PRASA strategic asset development group executive Piet Sebola.

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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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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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