COMMITTED TO AFRICA

Our products, people and relationships enable us to lead the industry as we improve productivity and safety standards. We provide services and solutions to rail customers in Sub-Saharan Africa, leveraging existing resources in the region. 

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AFRICA

At Progress Rail Locomotive, a Caterpillar Company, formerly known as Electro-Motive Diesel and original manufacturers of EMD® locomotives, we are responsible for marketing advanced solutions in the rail industry. Our products, people and relationships enable us to lead the industry as we improve productivity and safety standards. We provide services and solutions to rail customers in Sub-Saharan Africa, leveraging existing resources in the region.

EMD® products have performed in nearly every imaginable condition - from the sands of the Sahara, to the heights of the Andes, to the demanding grades of the Powder River Basin. Progress Rail South Africa offers services and solutions to rail customers in Africa, leveraging EMD®, Progress Rail Locomotives and the existing Caterpillar footprint and resources in the Southern Africa region.

Products and services offered include new locomotives, rebuilds, refurbishments, parts and all types of locomotive maintenance. Progress Rail locomotive products include various options, including new, like-new, modernization, re-engine and overhaul. Progress Rail also offers engineering and track services, which include both product and service offerings, i.e. new and used rails, turnouts, rail crossings, crossing signals, frogs and various other track services.

We look forward to future opportunities for innovation in the region by listening to and supporting customers, pursuing continuous improvement, and building on a reputation for manufacturing excellence. Our successful track record of localization, supplier development and global knowledge positions us to deliver world-class railway and diesel engine solutions.

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REGIONAL LOCOMOTIVES

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A Congolese delegation headed by Minister of State Rodolphe ADADA, responsible for Transport, Civil Aviation and the Merchant Navy in the Republic of Congo, visited the Progress Rail plant in Muncie, Ind., to inspect 10 EMD® GT38 AC locomotives ordered for Congo-Ocean Railways by the Delegation Générale des Grands Travaux (DGGT) before they were shipped across the Atlantic Ocean to Pointe Noire in Congo and placed into service. Compagnie Internationale de Maintenance (CIM) is our representative for locomotive sales and authorized reseller of EMD aftermarket parts in the Congo. www.progressrail.com.

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AFRICA SALES CONTACTS

Sub-Sahara Africa

Barend Hanekom

Sales & Aftermarket Parts 
Phone: +27 82 455 6601   

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South Africa

Main Office 
Phone: +27 12 436 4036

 

Freedom Ndlovu

Sales & Aftermarket Parts 
Phone: +27 82 553 0928

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Ahmed Moustehy

Vice President, International Sales Rolling Stock 

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Ramzi Imad

Regional Executive Director Middle East & Africa 

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