2008 – Transnet (South Africa) – Route Network


TRANSNET (South African Freight Rail Company)
Estimation of the approx. 12,000 km long route network
during a South African – German joint venture    
Construction period: -



SIYAYA DB International
P.O.Box 2697
Witkoppen, 2068
South Africa
DB International GmbH
Oskar-Sommer-Straße 15
60596 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)


  • Assessment of the route network in terms of: current state, service life, costs for reconstruction and repairs with respect to geotechnical aspects 
  • Research of existing documents for earthwork structures and for previous reconstruction and repairs
  • Interview with depot manager and railway officer
  • Analysis of existing geoinformation
  • Inspection of railway lines most important for the economy

Period of activities: 2008

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