More than 180 Transnet Freight Rail employees qualify in railway operations management

More than 180 employees of State-owned rail transport agency Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) on Thursday with a variety of degrees and qualifications in railway operations management. GCU principal and vice-chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies led the fourth graduation ceremony, which took place at TFR’s School of Rail campus in Esselenpark, Johannesburg, with a leadership speech from Transnet group CEO Siyabonga Gama.                              More than 530 TFR employees have now successfully completed the programme since its establishment in 2013.  The programme is designed to enable Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy for 2021 and has been extended through a new contract to continue until 2021.