GE and Transnet sign 100-locomotive deal

Swaady Martin, Acting Chief Executive Officer of GE South Africa Technologies, and Pradeep Maharaj, Acting Group Chief Executive at Transnet.

SOUTH AFRICA: GE Transportation announced the signing of a contract with Transnet Ltd to supply Transnet freight Rail with 100 C30ACi freight locomotives on December 18. Deliveries are scheduled for 2011-12. The manufacturer says they will be the first diesel-electric locomotives with AC traction equipment in sub-Saharan Africa.

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