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Rapid Rail Link Construction Powers Ahead

27 June 2008

Construction of the Gautrain rapid-rail link is progressing along the entire 80-km route. By the end of May, just over 6 km of the 15-km tunnel section of the Gautrain route had been excavated, and earthworks and construction of viaducts and bridges are taking place along sections of the route above ground, Bombela Turnkey Contractor’s civil construction director Chris Andrew tells Engineering News.

Financial Close - All Checks and Balances in Place

31 January 2007

Negotiations with lenders to fund their R3,1 billion commitment to the Gautrain project were finalised with the Bombela Concession Company (Pty) Ltd on 25 January 2007. read more

Bombela Concession Company Ready to Start Construction

28 September 2006

Bombela Concession Company has welcomed the signing of the concession agreement with the Gauteng Provincial Government for implementation of Gautrain saying it is ready to commence with construction.

Gautrain Rapid Rail Link

16 February 2006

Shareholders are referred to a statement issued today by Gauteng Province in South Africa which confirms that agreement has been reached with the Bombela Consortium (consisting of Bombardier, Bouygues, Murray & Roberts and SPG) on all the substantive issues within the affordability limit set for the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link project. This provides the framework for finalisation of the terms and Financial Closure of the Concession Agreement.
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Murray & Roberts and Partners Provisionally Selected for the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link

2 July 2005

The selection by Gauteng Province of the Bombela Consortium as preferred bidder for the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link project, confirms Murray & Roberts's position as the leading engineering and construction group in South Africa.