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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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X’Trapolis Mega EMUs enter revenue service

South Africa: The first 13 X'Trapolis Mega electric multiple-units for Metrorail commuter routes entered revenue service on the Pretoria suburban network on May 9 after being unveiled by President Jacob Zuma.

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Gibela Makes Impact Locally With Recruitment Drive, Shortlisting Of SMME Contracts

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium (Gibela) has completed the first round of recruitment of full-time employees for the car body shell workshop at its new train manufacturing plant at Dunnottar in Ekurhuleni.

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Gibela to resume Dunnottar plant construction as Duduza protests die down

Construction work can now resume at Gibela Rail Transport Consortium’s (Gibela’s) R1-billion train manufacturing facility at Dunnottar.

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Gibela restarts work at Dunnottar facility

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium said on Tuesday that it has restarted construction work at the R1bn train manufacturing facility at Dunnottar in Ekurhuleni, after a week of community unrest came to an end.

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PRASA - Commuters pleased with new train

On 7 February, the first X’Trapolis Mega train, built by Gibela for PRASA, carried its first passengers on the Koedoespoort – Rissik Corridor, in Pretoria.

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