Our Divisions Transnet Operating Divisions


Transnet national ports authority is one of five operating divisions of Transnet SOC Ltd.

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port terminals

Transnet port terminals was established in 2000, when Transnet’s then single port division, Portnet, was divided into operations and landlord businesses namely, SAPO (Transnet port terminals) and National Port Authority (TNPA). Since its inception, Transnet port terminals has played a key role in supporting the South African government’s export-led growth strategy.

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rail engineering

Transnet engineering, an operating division of Transnet SOC Ltd, is the backbone of South Africa’s railway industry with eight product-focused businesses, 150 depots, seven factories and 15, 000 employees countrywide.

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Transnet pipelines, formerly known as Petronet, the custodian of the country’s strategic pipeline assets, is currently servicing two key industries (fuel and gas) by transporting petroleum and gas products over varying distances. Our business, having been established in 1965, is integral to the well-being of the South African economy.

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freight rail

Transnet freight rail is the largest division of Transnet. It is a world class heavy haul freight rail company that specialises in the transportation of freight. Transnet freight rail has approximately 25 000 employees, who are spread throughout the country.

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Transnet Head Office

address Carlton Centre
150 Commissioner Street
phone Tel: +27 11 308 3000
Fax: +27 11 308 2638

General Enquiries

NPA Transnet national ports authority:
+27 11 351 9001
port terminals Transnet port terminals:
+27 31 308 8000/8333
rail engineering Transnet engineering:
+27 12 391 1387
pipelines Transnet pipelines:
+27 31 361 1456
freightrail Transnet freight rail:
+27 11 584 0510