Client Requirement

Transnet’s Long Term Planning Framework (LTPF) is an annual report which depicts Transnet’s long term strategy in terms of rail, port and pipeline infrastructure development. They require the services of a rail specific specialist firm to analyse the network and propose suitable interventions for sustainable long term development

Project Scope

Transnet Group Planning acquired the services of R&H Rail to support their planning team in the following rail specific areas of planning development:

  • Core network capacity trains analysis
  • Calculate section performance
  • Analysis of current trains routing
  • Capacity analysis of Hubs and Terminals
  • Transnet and PRASA rail plans alignment
  • Rolling stock fleet requirements
  • Updating of the nationwide GIS
  • Indicative project costing
  • Rail in port terminal and yard imaging
  • Development of regional SADC strategy

LTPF 2015 produced and published to internal and external stakeholders. Continuing support to Transnet for interpretation of network constraints and intervention strategy development