PRASA, Siemens and Gibela were the official hosts of the pre-event workshop held on the 27th June 2016.
PRASA, in conjunction with Gibela and Siemens hosted a day themed around ‘’Investing in Passenger Rail Services, uplifting the economy”.
PRASA’s journey to deliver the next generation passenger rail services has gained significant momentum and has entered the roll-out phase. This phase incorporates receiving and testing the new trains manufactured by Gibela as well as the Gauteng Nerve Centre built by Siemens to integrate rail operations in Gauteng.
PRASA, Gibela and Siemens hosted Africa Rail delegates at the Wolmerton Depot to view the modern new trains with the latest international technology built by Gibela followed by a visit to the Siemens state-of-the-art Gauteng Nerve Centre (GNC) that uses GPS technology to operate the current and the new PRASA trains.