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​Ore Corridor



​Iron Ore and Manganese

The Ir​on Ore line is one of the two main Heavy Haul Lines in South Africa, together with the Coal Line. 


The Iron ore corridor stretches 861 km from Sishen in the Northern Cape to Saldanha Bay on the West coast. Current Iron ore export operation optimised at 348 x CR13/14 wagon trains. The Iron ore line provides a world class platform of heavy haul capabilities, technologies and efficiencies. The corridor has become an international player in providing a diverse range of heavy haul logistics solutions for growing local and international markets, and has been accommodating manganese exports since 2014. The Ore line introduced a 375 x CR17 wagon manganese operation in September 2018, which is the longest production train in the world. 


The main commodities transported on the corridor are:

Iron ore


Cement & Lime



Iron or Steel Products​

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  • Upington
  • Saldanha
  • Postmasburg
  • Salkor
  • Sishen
  • Vredendal
  • Loeriesfontein
  • Halfweg
  • Groblershoop​ 



Our key customers in this sector include:

  • Sishen Iron Ore CO PTY LTD
  • Assmang LTD Chrome Ore
  • Kumba
  • Scaw  
  • Sedibeng Iron Ore PTY LTD
  • Kudumane Manganese Resources PTY LTD
  • United Manganese Kalahari
  • Afrimat Iron Ore PTY LTD
  • Tshipi E ntle Manganese Mining PTY
  • Pretoria Portland Cement COLTD
  • Afrisam PTY LTD​