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Southern Africa railway revitalisation…

23 March 2016 | By Jerzy Wisniewski, UIC’s African Region Coordinator

The Southern African Region can be considered as including the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. This region is close to the Indian Ocean and also comprises the Comoros States, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles. The UIC has collaborated with experts from…


Centralised control centre: South Africa’s answer to rail traffic management

14 October 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

A state-of-the-art control centre has opened in the South African province of Gauteng integrating rail traffic management from 35 existing control rooms. The advanced rail traffic management control centre, known as the Gauteng Nerve Centre (GNC), accommodates 35 control rooms in a single location. The GNC constantly monitors each and…