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Transnet praised for rapidly restoring stricken Saldanha iron-ore line

Creamer Media Editor
State rail transport enterprise Transnet has earned praise by pulling out all the stops to rapidly restore a railway bridge on South Africa’s crucial Sishen–Saldanha iron-ore line. The line came to a halt on November 28 after a truck carrying heavy equipment at excessive height on a public road smashed into the bridge, damaging it beyond repair and preventing Transnet from performing its required rail export operations.

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