Economic Digest 36 – Opening up the Rail Lines by Kenny Pasensie
Transnet, which has been struggling with management and operational problems, is finally in the process
of seeking out private investment to help it mitigate inefficiencies and declining revenue. Private
investment in SA’s ports and rail is one of the key areas of structural reform the government has identified
in its overhaul of the economy in order to boost investment and job creation. The following articles
detail some of these plans.