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Rail Network

To manage Transnet telecommunication infrastructure and facilities that provide safety and mission critical services

  • Communication services for Train Authorization Systems; radio networks; Telecontrol of electrical substations; and trackside monitoring equipment
  • Transmission network to carry voice and data services of Transnet via its service provider/s
  • Provision and monitoring of standards; specifications and overall system performance

Strategic Objectives

  • Improve service levels and efficiencies to ensure volume growth
  • Sustainable capital investment and maintenance strategy to ensure rail capacity retention
  • Availability of core telecommunication specifications in support of Capital Projects and maintenance standards


The 17 Telecoms employees are providing a countrywide service to the depots. It is also important that they remain centrally as they interact with the major communication companies in Johannesburg

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