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Full Speed Ahead for Leasing

Full Speed Ahead for Leasing

Sheltam, prior to its recent change in name to Traxtion, was and continues to be well known for the leasing of rolling stock, with a fleet of 45 locomotives, 100 wagons and 10 cabooses, ready to go. Last October, following the investment by Harith through the Pan...

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Time for rail industry to fast-track Africa’s development

Time for rail industry to fast-track Africa’s development

Across the developed world, industries and entire economies rely on rail to move vast volumes of goods efficiently and cost-effectively. In recent years, we’ve seen significant investment in Africa’s rail infrastructure in an effort to tap into rail’s ability to...

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Investing in Rail – Unlocking Africa’s Potential

Investing in Rail – Unlocking Africa’s Potential

For rail operators, annuity type income flows are the sweet spot of the business. As we like to say in the industry, it’s the fleet in the field that earns the return. So why, then, would Traxtion Sheltam invest in a new 50 000 sq m property in Rosslyn, north of...

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South African Rail Operator Rebrands, Expands Offering

South African Rail Operator Rebrands, Expands Offering

Following the investment by the Pan-African Infrastructure Development Fund 2 (PAIDF2), managed by pan-African fund manager Harith General Partners, in South African locomotive and rail operator Sheltam Group in June, the company has launched several initiatives to...

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