History of Installations since 1989

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UNDER GROUND MINING

ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

A

UNDERGROUND INSTALLATIONS

1

President Steyn Gold Mine, Welkom, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

30 000

2

Impala Platinum Mines, 13 Shaft, Rustenburg, RSA Underground Track, 914mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

12 000

3

President Steyn Gold Mine, Welkom, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

45 000

4

Evander Gold Mine, 5 Shaft, Evander, RSA Underground Track, 914mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

8 000

5

Lorraine Gold Mine, Welkom, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

7 500

6

Northam Platinum Mine, Thabazimbi, RSA Underground Track, 750mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

165 000

7

Western Deep Levels Gold Mine, Fochville, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

135 000

8

East Boulder Mine, Montana, USA Underground High Speed Haulages, 910mm gauge, 40kg/m rail

12 000

9

Anglo Platinum Mines, Turfontein Shaft, Rustenburg, RSA Underground Track, 610mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

25 000

10

Northam Platinum Mines, Amandulbult Shaft, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

6 000

11

Vaal Reefs Gold Mine, 8 Shaft, Klerksdorp, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

25 000

12

Joel Gold Mine, Welkom, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

5 000

13

Horizon Platinum Mine, Rustenburg, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

1 300

14

Kloof Gold Mine, 3 Shaft, Randfontein, RSA Underground Track, 914 & 610mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

9 000

15

Deelkraal Gold Mine, Carletonville, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

8 000

16

Harmony Gold Mine, 7 Shaft, Evander, RSA Underground Track, 1200mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

3 000

17

Konkola Copper Mines, Main Shaft, Zambia Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

6 000

18

Silibe Pikwe Mine, Botswana Underground Track, 2100 & 1065mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

12 000

19

Impala Platinum Mines, Rustenburg, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

200

20

Karee Mine, Rustenburb, RSA Underground Track, 910mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

6 000

21

Rasimone Mine, Rustenburg, RSA Underground Track, 762mm gauge, 30kg/m rail

1 000

Underground Mining – Sub Total

522 000

 

IN-MOTION WEIGH BRIDGES


ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

B

IN-MOTION WEIGH BRIDGES    

1

Grootgeluk Colliery, Ellisras, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

60

2

ISCOR Vanderbijlpark, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

270

3

Zululand Anthracite Coal, Melmoth, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

60

4

Panbult Siding, Kangra Colliery, Piet Retief, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

60

5

Koedoespoort, Spoornet, Pretoria, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

60

6

Chloorkop, AECI, Johannesburg, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

60

7

Rand Water Board, Johannesburg, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

70

8

Phoscor, Phalaborwa, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

70

9

Forzando Colliery, Bethal, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

110

10

Glen Douglas Quarry, Vereniging, RSA In Motion Weigh Bridge, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

70

  In Motion Weigh Bridge – Sub Total

890

 

LOADING FACILITIES

 

ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

C

LOADING FACILITIES

1

Umbungu Anthracite Siding, Mpumalanga, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

3 500

2

Carolina Coal Loading Facility, Carolina, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 22 Ton Axle Loads

1 000

3

Panbult Coal Loading Facility, Piet Retief, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 30 Ton Axle Loads

2 000

4

Uitkyk Coal Loading Facility, Middleburg, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 26 Ton Axle loads

2 900

5

Van Dyks Drift Coal Loading Facility, Witbank, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 22 Ton Axle loads

1 000

6

Broodsnyersplaas Coal Loading Facility, Middleburg, RSA Coal Loading Siding, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 26 Ton Axle Loads

2 000

7

Foskor Magnetite Loading Facility, Phalaborwa, RSA Magnetite Loading Facility, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m rail, 22 Ton axle loads

450

8

Diesel Loading Facility, Phalaborwa Mining Company, Phalaborwa, RSA (RIO TINTO) Diesel Loading/unloading Facility, 1065mm gauge, 48kg/m, 22 Ton axle loads

120

Loading Sidings – Sub Total

12 970

 

GENERAL TRACK

 

ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

D

GENERAL TRACK

1

Portnet, Richards Bay, RSA Wagon Wash Bay Facility, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

1 000

2

Portnet, Richards Bay, RSA Staging Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

850

3

Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Richards Bay, RSA Staging Facility, 32T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

2 000

4

Phalaborwa Mining Company, Phalaborwa, RSA Shunting Yard, 20T, 1065mm, 40kg/m

250

5

Phalaborwa Mining Company, Phalaborwa, RSA Diesel Loading Facility, 20T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

250

6

Consul Glass, Johannesburg, RSA Glass Factory, 20T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

3 000

7

Consul Glass, Cape Town, RSA Glass Factory, 20T,1065mm, 48kg/m

5 500

8

Springs Municipality, RSA Industrial Siding, 20T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

1 250

9

Cape Point Furnicular, Cape Town, RSA Furnicular Tourist Tram, 22kg/m

800

10

Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme, Lesotho Tunnel Boring Feeder Yards, 30kg/m

15 000

11

Saudi Railways Organisation, Saudi Arabia Main Line Section, 26T, 1435mm, 54kg/m

860

12

Transnamib, Namibia, Phase 1 – Aus to Luderitz Main Line Section, 22T, 1065mm, 30kg/m

26 500

13

Alberta, Canada Container Depot

450

14

Vancouver, Canada Caustic Soda Loading Facility, 1435mm, 50kg/m

120

15

Thabazimbi, RSA Diesel Loading Facility, 1065mm, 20T

120

16

Amandulbult, RSA Spoornet Main Line Monitoring Section, 22T, 48kg/m, 1065mm

150

17

South African Rail Commuter Corporation, RSA Gautrain, Burnett Street Deviation, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

250

18

Sasol Secunda, RSA Secunda Fuel Siding, 20T, 1065mm

800

19

Sasol Secunda, RSA PP2 Plant Extension, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m

3 500

20

Transnamib, Namibia, Phase 2 – Aus to Luderitz (In Progress) Main Line Section, 22T, 1065mm, 30kg/m

50 000

21

Woestalleen Coal Colliery, Middleburg Level Crossing – Main Line (Transnet), 57kg/m

24

22

Ermelo Third Balloon – Coal Line – Transnet Freight Rail (in progress) 26T, 60kg/m, 1065mm

2900

23

VALE – Brazil – Main Line Passing Loop 25 Ton, 1000mm gauge, 48kg/m rail

2000

24

Omnia Fertilizer Siding – Omnia 20 Ton, 1065mm gauge, 40kg/m

800

 

General Track – Sub Total

120 674

 

COMMUTER PLATFORMS

 

ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

E

COMMUTER PLATFORMS

1

Braamfontein Station, Platform 13, Johannesburg, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

600

2

Hercules Station, Platform 1, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

500

3

Park Station, Platform 16, Johannesburg, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

900

4

Park Station, Platform 2 & 3, Johannesburg, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

740

5

Denneboom Station, Platform 1 & 2, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

900

6

Khyalitsha Station, Platform 1, 2, 3 & 4, Cape Town, RSA Main Line, 22T,1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

1 500

7

Rissik Street Station, Platform 1, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

450

8

Kwa Mashu Station, Platform 1, 2, 3 & 4, Durban, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

1 600

9

Centurion Station, Platform 1 & 2, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

1 100

10

Rissik Street Station, Platform 2, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

450

11

Burnett Street Deviation, Pretoria, RSA Main Line, 22T, 1065mm, 48kg/m, 120km/h

800

Commuter Platforms – Sub Total

8 290

 

TURNOUTS

 

ITEM

SITE

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH (M)

F

TURNOUTS

1

Ermelo Coal Line, Staging Loop, Ermelo, RSA 1:12 UIC60, 30T, 1065mm

4

2

Uitkyk Coal Loading Facility, Middleburg, RSA 1:9 48kg/m, 22T, 1065mm

2

3

Panbult Coal Loading Facility, Piet Retief, RSA 1:12 48kg/m, 26T, 1065mm

1

4

Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Richards Bay, RSA 1:12 48kg/m, 30T, 1065mm

4

5

Wolmerton Station, SARCC, Pretoria, RSA 1:9 48kg/m, 22T,1065mm

1

6

Sasol Secunda, PP2 Plant, Secunda, RSA 1:9 48kg/m, 26T, 1065mm

3

7

Broodsnyersplaas Coal Loading Facility, Middleburg, RSA 1:9 48kg/m, 26T, 1065mm

2

8

Van Dyks Drift Coal Loading Facility, Witbank, RSA 1:9 48kg/m, 26T, 1065mm

1

9

Phalaborwa Mining Company, Phalaborwa, RSA (RIO TINTO) 1:9 48kg/m, 22T, 1065mm

2

10

Ermelo Third Balloon, Transnet Freight Rail (in progress) 2 x 1:9 60kg/m, 26T, 1065mm & 15 x 1:12 60kg/m Tangential, 26T, 1065mm

17

11

Omnia Siding Turnouts 2 x 1:9 40kg/m, 1065mm gauge

2

Turnouts – Sub Total

37

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