Construction Equipment

High Speed Train Gautrain for Soccer World Cup in 2010

With approx. 1.4 % of the surface area of South Africa, Gauteng is the country’s smallest province in terms of area. However, the province contains nearly 20 % of the country’s population. Because the capital of Johannesburg is located in Gauteng, the region is also the financial and economical center of South Africa.
The province’s high population density is especially evident on the streets between Tshwane and Johannesburg. Today’s public transport systems are mainly dependent on the road network and contribute to high traffic density. In addition, approx. 30,000 cars use the traffic corridor...

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