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Transnet Capital Projects – Northern Cape


transnet-northern-cape-lrgACTOM Signalling successfully completes challenging R90-million upgrade contract for Transnet Capital Projects

Leading railway signalling specialists ACTOM Signalling successfully completed a major contract for Transnet Capital Projects in the Northern Cape recently.

The R90-million contract, which consisted of replacing the old blockworking system on the 200 km section of the line between Postmasburg and Kamfersdam station near Kimberley, was commenced in September 2011 and completed two months ahead of schedule in October 2012.

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signalling-anti-vandalism-lrgAnti-vandalism was top priority in Pietermaritzburg signalling upgrade contract

ACTOM Signalling recently completed a R75-million signalling upgrade contract for Transnet Freight Rail in the vicinity of Pietermaritzburg on the main line between Johannesburg and Durban, in which vandalism prevention was a primary focus.

The contract, commenced in early-2009 and completed in September 2011, formed part of the upgrade of the Natal Corridor, one of the key transport corridors that Transnet Freight Rail is developing to improve the throughput of freight traffic around the country.

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