28 February 2012 SADC / South Africa


A surprising decision in respect of Transnet Freight Rail's planned fleet of 143 class 43 diesel-electric locomotives is that 62 are to be allocated to electrified lines. The 861km Sishen-Saldanha heavy-haul iron-ore line, for instance, which is to get 30 class 43s, is electrified at 50kV AC. The li

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