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 Health Portfolio

The Phelophepa Health Train brings health and hope to thousands of rural South Africans in need of access to health care facilities. This eighteen coach train, with its nineteen resident staff members,…

 Education Portfolio

When we ponder on the past lack of opportunities regarding education for some of our South African youths, it’s clear that we have so much to celebrate. There are many inspiring stories of overcoming obstacles,…

 Sports Portfolio

Long before the dawn of South Africa hosting the 2010 Soccer World Cup, Transnet recognised the abundance of football talent amongst its youth. The company initiated the Rural and Farm Schools Programme…

 Container Assistance Programme

Retired freight containers get a new lease on life to deliver service to most outlying rural communities. Our Container Assistance Programme has refocused its efforts on safety and security, building police…

 Employee Volunteer Programme

There’s an African proverb that says: It takes a village to raise a child. At the Transnet Foundation, colleagues are now adding a second line to that piece of wisdom: ... but what does it take to raise…

 Grants and Donations

Community based and non-profit organizations play a crucial role in uplifting impoverished communities. Once-off funding is granted to deserving projects in the areas of health, education, sport, containerised…



Transnet Foundation appointed Sangari South Africa to deliver a Mathematics, Physical Science and English intervention project in the Sekhukhune district of the Limpopo Province. Through the intervention, Transnet Foundation has positively impacted Mathematics, Physical…

read more | 10-06-14

Transnet Foundation was created to give hope and opportunities to less fortunate communities across South Africa. A special focus is placed on youth development and empowerment through education and, more specifically, sports. This is because Transnet Foundation aspires…

read more | 10-06-14

Announcement: Phelophepa I Healthcare Train re-routes to Beaconsfield Station

The train will thus be re-routed from Prieska to Beaconsfield Station on 27th of July. From the morning of 28th July until 1 August 2014, the community of Modderivier will be ferried with busses from designated pick-up points at scheduled times to the train to access healthcare services.

The shuttle service arrangements are as follows:

Bus picks up points

1.   Motswedimosa Community Hall at 05:00 am and 08:00 am.

2.   Rietvale Community Hall at 07:00 am and 08:00 am.

About Transnet Foundation and the Phelophepa Healthcare train.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Transnet Foundation is a specialist division of Transnet (SOC) LTD that implements the company’s socio-economic development projects.

The custom built Transnet Phelophepa healthcare train was first launched, as a modest three coach eye clinic in 1994 with the aim of bringing primary healthcare to the rural communities.  Over the last 20 years, the project has benefitted over 5.5* million people through its healthcare services and community outreach programmes. In 2012 Transnet invested R82-million in launching the second healthcare train – the Phelophepa II, which complemented the services rendered by the Phelophepa I, thereby massively increasing both…

read more | 23-07-14



Modderrivier (NC) Phelophepa 1 Mahikeng (NW) Phelophepa 2

Starts: 28-07-14
Ends: 01-08-14

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Starts: 02-08-14
Ends: 02-08-14

Douglas (NC) Phelophepa 1 MAHIKENG (NW) Phelophepa 2

Starts: 04-08-14
Ends: 08-08-14

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