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​Cape Corridor

            

 Overview

The Cape Corridor stretches from Warrenton in the North-East to Cape Town in the South.  Railway lines from the key mining area surrounding Hotazel in the Northern Cape connect to the ports of Gqeberha and Ngqura in the South-East. 

The Cape Corridor stretches from Warrenton in the North-East to Cape Town in the South.  Railway lines from the key mining area surrounding Hotazel in the Northern Cape connect to the ports of Gqeberha and Ngqura in the South-East, providing the primary export channel for South Africa’s manganese exports.  Rail corridor links between mines and the Central Corridor also enable the transportation of manganese and iron ore for domestic markets.


The corridor presents opportunities for and is focused on enabling initiatives to grow automotive, containerized fruit, manganese, and cement volumes, amongst others. Growth opportunities also lie in cross-border traffic to Namibia for mining commodities as well as opportunities for container trade from the agricultural industries.


Commodities

The main commodities transported on the corridor are:

  • Manganese
  • Domestic Iron Ore
  • Cemen​t
  • Containers
  • Titanium
  • Lime
  • Malt
  • Barley
  • Grain
  • Fertiliser
  • Zirconium
  • Automotive
  • Wheat
  • Maize​ 

The Cape Corridor includes various Branch lines such as Bellville-Bitterfontein, De Aar-Upington and sections of the lines from Bloemfontein to East London and Gqeberha.  The Cape corridor also includes the rail line linking the Port of Cape Town to the Reef and which also connects with the Ore line and Namibia.

Operations Depots 

  • Upington,
  • East London,
  • Bloemfontein,
  • Belville,
  • Kimberley North,
  • Kimberley South,
  • Gqeberha

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​Depots

  • Agriculture
  • Kimberley North
  • Bloemfontein
  • Bellville
  • Kimberley South 
  • Port Elizabeth 
  • Rosmead
  • East London
  • Warrenton
  • Belcon
  • De Aar
  • Deal Party
  • Postmasburg
  • Worcester
  • Voorbaai
  • Beaufort West
  • Mascon
  • Hotazel
  • Klawer
  • Caledon
  • Malmesbury
  • Limeacres​
 

Customers

Bulk Liquids

  • Our key customers in this sector include:
  •  
  • South Ass Maltsters
  • Afrisam
  • Lafarge
  • Ergon Logistics
  • Idwala  
  • SA Breweries
  • Kalagadi
  • Kudumane
  • Namakwa Sands
  • Tshipi E Ntle Manganese Mining
  • United Manganese Kalahari