Consignment of five refurbished locomotives expected to arrive Friday

WINDHOEK: A consignment of five refurbished locomotives belonging to TransNamib are expected to arrive in the country on Friday.

The five refurbished locomotives are part of the ten locomotives which the parastatal plans to acquire during the course of 2015, at a cost of over N.dollars 71 million, Acting TransNamib Chief Executive Officer, Hippy Tjivikua told Nampa yesterday.

Tjivikua said the official announcement and availing of the five locomotives to the public will be done next week Tuesday.

The locomotives have been manufactured from Transnet Engineering company in Pretoria, South Africa.

He said the acquisition of these locomotives will assist the company to increase cargo volumes and generate more income.