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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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Gibela hosts info-sharing day for ‘local-local’ entrepreneurs

Dunnottar-based train manufacturer Gibela has hosted a Local Business Orientation Day, the primary objective of which was to give entrepreneurs in communities closest to the company’s factory insights into how it operates and what opportunities exist to work together.

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Gibela hosts info-sharing day for ‘local-local’ entrepreneurs (2)

Dunnottar-based train manufacturer Gibela has hosted a Local Business Orientation Day, the primary objective of which was to give entrepreneurs in communities closest to the company’s factory insights into how it operates and what opportunities exist to work together.

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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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Gibela launches Make A Difference campaign

Ekurhuleni-based train manufacturer Gibela has publicly renewed its commitment to Make A Difference in the communities neighbouring its Dunnottar factory at an event at Mom Sebone Secondary School in Duduza.

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Address by Thierry Darthout – Gibela CEO – at the official launch of the Make A Difference campaign at Mom Sebone Secondary School, Duduza

I wish to acknowledge the MMC of Finance in Ekurhuleni and his delegation, members of the school governing body, councillor and ward committee members.

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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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