Kerneels Lion Cachet Ingenieurs
Kerneels Lion Cachet Engineers

Spoorweg Ingenieurswese Projekte

Rail Engineering Projects

Rail Engineering

Reviewing total rail operational systems inclusive of infrastructure and rolling stock condition and maintenance, train operations, locomotive power requirements and business model, budgetary requirements, as well as institutional requirements.  Experience was also gained in the implementation and successful application of a safety permit from the Regulator, evaluation of safety permit applications, derailment investigations, and risk assessments Projects in which Kerneels Lion Cachet Engineers have been involved with include:

Total Rail System Reviews and Technical Advisory Services:

  • Total rail system review, Rustenburg Platinum Mine
  • Appropriateness to upgrade the Bethal/Morgenzon/Amersfoort line for coal haulage to Majuba Power Station, Eskom, Mpumalanga Province
  • Locomotive assessment, Rustenburg Platinum Mine
  • Technical advisors for the Nacala rail corridor in Mozambique, Nedbank Corporate

Implementation of the National Railway Safety Regulator Act and Derailment Investigations

  • Evaluation of safety permit applications, National Railway Safety Regulator
  • Implementation of the railway safety regulations, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality
  • Derailment investigation at Middelburg Mine, Ingwe
  • Rail infrastructure risk assessment, Anglo Platinum, Amandelbult Section

Research and Development

  • Rail fatigue deterioration model using multi-variant statistics, Spoornet

Feasibility Studies

  • Feasibility Study, Re-signaling of Germiston Station, SARCC/Metrorail