China is keen to help build a Johannesburg to Durban high-speed train | Businessinsider

China is keen to help build a Johannesburg to Durban high-speed train

2022-04-20 07:14:00 AM

China is keen to help build a Johannesburg to Durban high-speed train

The major rail plan to better link Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal popped up during a Chinese job fair – after more than a decade on ice.

ShareThe plan has been under serious government consideration since at least 2010.For more stories go to China is actively talking to South Africa about a high-speed rail link between Johannesburg and Durban, its ambassador says – a plan that has been around for well over a decade, most of that time in cold storage, but re-emerged again last year.

, and 100 Chinese companies have committed to creating 20,000 more jobs over the next three years.That plan has a long and very fraught history, with the potential to have a tangible impact on South Africa's credit rating.and that he would ask for a formal feasibility study in the same financial year.

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....And all the negative sayers will be the first ones on that train to Durban Beaches for the day Lol.. Why China, don't we have people here who can build them? China wants to sink our country in more debt? For the blacks to damage it. Please don't waste money. O wait the project will be stalled cos the funds will go missing

Best news so far china has the most advanced high speed rail technology This is a great thinking Its a trap, Durban has enough trains No to debt colonialism...

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