TRANSNET Freight Rail (TFR) prepares contracts for new dual-voltage electric locomotives in 599 for use by the general cargo department.
The first batch of 65 pieces will be delivered in 2015. The second part of 130 pieces is planned to be delivered between 2016 and 2018. TFR will hold a statement meeting on August 16 for organizations wishing to participate in the tender.
In addition, TFR plans to order 112 class 19E dual voltage electric locomotives for the Richards Bay Coal Line. It also produces 23 grade 15E 50kV AC units for the Sishen-Saldanha iron ore corridor.
Source : Raillynews