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GERMISTON

The Germiston Centre is comprised of a number of businesses which include, Wagons, Wagon Maintenance, Diesel Locomotives, Electrical Locomotives, Wheels, Containers and Auxiliary.

There are a number of sub-depots that feed into the main centre, such as Sentraarand, City Deep, Leeuhof, Coligny, Kroonstad, Welgedagt and vandyksdrift to name a few. The main centre is situated in the East of Johannesburg in Ekurhuleni. It is on 03 Keswick Rd.

With the wagon business as the biggest in the plant, it is also supported by Auxiliary and the Wheels along with a number of support services such as finance which includes Corporate Governance, Human Capital, Product Development, Lean, Maintenance Plant and Equipment , Risk and Safety, School of Engineering, Communications, and Information, Communication and Technology .

Operation in the plant



WAGON

Overview

As the dominant new wagon builder in Africa, Transnet Engineering's Wagons Business is the major supplier to the 10,000 strong heavy-haul coal and iron ore fleets in South Africa.

Other wagon types supplied are cement, car carriers, intermodal and various type tank wagons. The organisation has an extensive network of strategically positioned factories and in-service depots and refurbishes and maintains wagons, including heavy overhauls, conversions, upgrades, accident repairs and essential life-cycle interventions. The wagon business also refurbishes and upgrades bogies to achieve higher axle loads and to match different track gauges. READ MORE

AUXILIARY

Overview

Transnet Engineering's Auxiliary Business, previously known as the Tarpaulin Business, prides itself on innovative products, individually designed to meet customers' specific needs.

The business portfolio includes manufacturing and maintenance of tarpaulins and auxiliary equipment. More recently, the Business has diversified into the manufacture, maintenance and conversion of containers and wagon preparation.

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WHEELS

Overview

Transnet Engineering's Wheel Business specialises in the refurbishing and assembly of all types of railway wheels for the Southern African region. The business has the capability and facilities to assemble and build up new wheels from components brought in from local and international suppliers.

The Wheel Business is managed from its head office situated at Transnet Engineering's Koedoespoort depot in Pretoria.
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MAINTENENCE, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

Rolling Stock Equipment

Transnet Engineering's Rolling Stock Equipment Business (RSE) is able to manufacture modern, technologically-advanced rolling stock components. Its services include the manufacture of parts and sub-assemblies for locomotives, coaches and wagons.

 It is able to refurbish and upgrade equipment components so that they will cost-effectively extend the lifespan of the rolling stock they serve. RSE is a responsive and proactive operation, offering the highest levels of service. READ MORE

LOCOMOTIVES

Overview

With a history of 100 years, Transnet Engineering's Locomotive Business is the leading centre of locomotive expertise and innovation in Sub Saharan Africa. Apart from being a model of social and engineering transformation, its world-class products meet the requirements of the most rigorous international testing and standards.

The Locomotive Business currently refurbishes, converts, upgrades or remanufactures over 400 locomotives annually to ISO 9001 (2000) quality standards at its factories. It also maintains over 2,500 of the locomotives in South Africa's fleet to provide its customers with a source of reliable and available tractive effort.
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CONTACT
Germiston Administrator

Nontuthuzelo Mbam
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Email Nontuthuzelo.Mbam@transnet.net

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