Transnet Freight Rail is the largest
division of Transnet. It is a world class heavy haul freight rail
company that specialises in the transportation of freight. Transnet
freight rail has approximately 25 000 employees, who are spread
throughout the country.
The company maintains an extensive rail
network across South Africa that connects with other rail networks in
the sub-Saharan region, with its rail infrastructure representing about
80% of Africa's total.
The company is proud of its reputation for
technological leadership beyond Africa as well as with-in Africa, where
it is active in some 17 countries.
Transnet freight rail has
positioned itself to become a profitable and sustainable freight railway
business, assisting in driving the competitiveness of the South African
Transnet freight rail is proudly placed to dramatically
alter the South African rail industry. This enables us to play a
positive and active role in the transformation of our society. We do so
against the backdrop of sound business principles, a regulatory
framework and the challenges of meeting the expectations of our
Transnet freight rail's core business lies
in freight logistics solutions designed for customers in industry based
business segments, mining, heavy and light manufacturing.