Coal export line shuts for planned maintenance

July 12, 2017

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Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has confirmed that the export coal line from Ermelo, in Mpumalanga, to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), in KwaZulu-Natal, was closed for its yearly maintenance shutdown on Tuesday, July 11 and will remain closed for planned maintenance until Monday, July 17. The major projects to be executed during the 2017 shutdown period include rail replacement, universal sleepers replacement, overhead traction component replacements, sets replacements, and the refurbishment of midpoint traction substations.

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