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Presented by: Jack van der Merwe at the 2009 Railways and Harbours Conference in Cape Town.

Presented by: Jack van der Merwe at the 2009 Railways and Harbours Conference in Cape Town.



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    • Gautrain Update Railways & Harbours Conference & Exhibition Jack van der Merwe (Pr. Eng) CEO: Gautrain Management Agency 4 – 6 March 2009
    • What has Happened During 2008 ?
    • Political Landscape
      • Premier Shilowa resigns – Political champion of Gautrain “Shilowa Express”
      • Replaced by Paul Mashatile
        • Chairperson of Gautrain Political Committee & MEC for Finance (member of the Committee since inception)
        • “ Business as usual”
      • Project has passed the point of no return – any future change in the political landscape (Provincial and/or National) will not affect Gautrain
    • Factors External to the Project
      • Legislation : NLTA
      • Litigation
        • WeCare Centurion – challenge on RoD – current
      • Land procurement
        • 1142 properties affected, all handed over to Concessionaire
        • Currently busy with small portions of land due to detail design requirements
    • Factors External to the Project
      • Implementation of the Gautrain Management Act
        • Appointment of the CEO
        • Appointment of the Board
      • Relocation of Utilities
        • Bulk of utilities identified
          • 52% of known utilities relocated
          • 41% of unknown (at time of signing of the CA) utilities relocated
    • Socio Economic Development
    • Socio-Economic Development (SED)
      • Establishment of a BBBEE track laying Company
        • Isithimela Rail Services
      • Bombela’s compliance to SED requirements
    • PPP - Project partners: Equity PUBLIC PRIVATE 25% 25% 17% 17% 8% 8%
    • SED achievements
      • 11 001 people employed
      • Gautrain has created or sustained more than 9 940 local direct jobs (obligation of 6 772) and an estimated total of 52 900 direct, indirect and induced jobs.
        • 8 962 HDI’s (obligation 5 018)
        • 799 women (obligation 366)
        • 65 people with disabilities (obligation 51)
    • SED achievements
      • More than R320 million procured from and sub-contracted to BBBEEs, more than 260 BBBEE companies have benefitted (obligation R140 million)
      • More than R150 million procured from and sub-contracted to new BBBEEs, 90 new BBBEE companies have benefitted (obligation R50 million).
      • Over R80 million procured from and sub-contracted to SMMEs, 230 SMME’s have benefitted (obligation R20 million)
      • Over R260 million of South Africa materials was procured. (obligation R150 million)
    • Funding
    • Funding
      • Gautrain has 5 sources of funding
        • DoRA (Division of Revenue Act) money from central government via the Department of Transport
        • MTEF (Medium Term Expenditure Framework) from Gauteng Provincial Government
        • Private Sector Equity
        • Private Sector Borrowing
        • Provincial Borrowing
          • Will go to the market for funding 01/04/2009
          • Process?
    • Funding
      • Provincial Borrowing
        • Will go to the market for funding 01/04/2009
        • First for a province
        • Credit rating for Gauteng
        • National to borrow on our behalf?
    • Project Financing
    • Expenditure
      • Currently in month 30 (of 54 month development period)
      • Expenditure to date R 15,530 billion
      • Financial Close amount : R 25,1 billion
      • CA is:
        • Fixed Price;
        • Fixed Scope;
        • Fixed time concession contract
        • Fixed risk (as determined in the CA)
    • Expenditure
      • Estimated cost at completion?
      • PPP regulations & authorisation must be followed
      • TA3 Authorisation has specified a
        • CAPEX Cap
        • OPEX Cap
      • How can the project cost increase?
            • Increase in FOREX (Hedged)
            • Increase in CPIX (only the delta of it )
            • Variation Orders
            • Claims from the Concessionaire
    • Communication & Marketing
    • Communication & Marketing
      • Gautrain Website 2,279 million hits
      • 945 media reports for October & November 2008
      • Communication value R14,39 million
    • Media Analysis
    • Construction Progress
    • Construction Progress
      • R3 million per hour (R30 million per day)
      • Working on 53 construction sites simultaneously
    • Construction Progress: Civil JV
      • Tunnels
        • 15 km tunnels
          • 11 km “Drill & Blast”
          • 4 km TBM
        • Sinkhole in Rosebank
      • 205 Bridges (11 km of bridges)
        • 8 km of viaducts (Pre-cast yard at the Depot)
        • 3 launching girders
        • M beam bridges
        • Parapet walls & noise barriers
    • Construction Progress: Civil JV
      • Crushing of materials (east of Linbro)
        • 6.5 million cubic meters
      • Dolomites (Centurion)
        • Re-writing the text books
        • Very complicated & time consuming process
      • Emergency shafts
      • Building 10 new stations & maintenance Yard
      • Normal earthworks & accommodation of traffic
    • Construction Progress: Electrical & Mechanical JV
      • Track laying
      • Testing of Signalling & Communication Equipment
      • Power supply to system
      • Rolling Stock
        • Derby
        • Union Carriage Works (UCW) Nigel
        • Certification & testing
    • Strategic Objectives of the Gautrain Project
    • More than Just Another Transport Project The Gautrain will promote Public Transport SMME & BBBEE Development Tourism Business development The project stimulates Economic growth Local & Foreign Investment New development Job creation Design to Restructure urban areas Reduce travel distances, time and cost Improve city sustainability
    • Changing face of Gauteng
    • Park Station
    • Towards SAARC Park Station Shaft for Tunnel Park Station Tunnel from Park Station to Shaft E2 Station Box Smit Street deviation
    • Park Station Construction of the Concourse Slab
    • Rosebank Station
    • Rosebank Station Station Box Northern D&B shaft Southern TBM shaft Inside the station box: perimeter walls and concourse slab Tunnel towards Sandton
    • Cutter Head TBM precast tunnel lining segments TBM Shaft TBM control room St Barbara Precast formwork for tunnel lining segments
    • Emergency Shafts
    • Emergency Shafts E1, Hillbrow E2, The Wilds E3, Killarney E4, Houghton
    • Emergency Shafts E3 Preparations for Back Adit Excavation E5, Dunkeld Breakthrough of both adits from Shaft E3 into the TBM Tunnel
    • Emergency Shafts E4 casting of final lining E3 Excavation of 2 nd adit towards main tunnel Drilling and blasting inside E2
    • Hoisting spoil, E5
    • Sandton Station
    • 1 2 3 1 2 3 Sandton Station cavern excavation
    • Sandton Station Cross passage and shuttering
    • Mushroom Farm Park
    • Sandton to Mushroom Farm Park Sandton Station Towards Rosebank Station Towards Marlboro Station Shaft at Mushroom Farm Park
    • Tunnel towards Marlboro Tunnels towards Sandton Mushroom Farm Park Mucking pit Drilling during tunnel excavation
    • Marlboro Portal and Marlboro Station
    • Precast walkways Concrete invert slab and partitioning w wall Marlboro Portal cut and cover Marlboro Portal
    • Inside Marlboro Portal tunnel
    • Viaduct 1A & 11, Marlboro Station Launching Girder T1 at Viaduct 11
    • Marlboro Station Parking Deck Complete Concourse Structures ongoing
    • N3 Underpass
    • N3 cut and cover N
    • Linbro Junction to Depot: Viaduct 2 Erection of Noise Barriers
    • Bus and Train Depot Pre-cast yard
    • Depot and precast yard
    • Train Workshop / Stabling Area / Admin Building Signalling equipment (right) Railway Sidings at Stabling Area (left) Admin Building & Control Centre (top)
    • Flash Butt Welding Trackwork
    • Communications staging facility
    • Train set manufacturing in Derby and Nigel Flat pack arriving at UCW in Nigel from Derby for local assembly Antwerp docks
    • Arrival of first trains in South Africa
    • Viaduct 3 over Allandale Road, Midrand
    • Viaduct 4 over Rietspruit and Olifantsfontein Road South
    • Midrand Station
    • Midrand Station Grand Central Bridge Midrand Station
    • Centurion Station
    • Viaduct 5 towards Centurion Station John Vorster Interchange
    • Viaduct 5, Jean Avenue
    • Viaduct 5, Jean Avenue
    • Centurion Lake Super Sport Stadium Centurion Station Viaduct 5 towards Centurion Station
    • Pretoria Station
    • Pretoria Station and Viaduct 7 over Nelson Mandela Boulevard Alignment to Centurion Alignment to Hatfield Pretoria Station construction of foundations for the station platform Viaduct 7
    • Hatfield Station
    • Hatfield Station SARCC Deviation
    • Airport Link
    • Viaduct 13 over Centenary Way, Modderfontein Installation of Parapets
    • Viaduct 14 over Zuurfontein Road and railway line
    • Viaduct 15 over Metrorail railway lines , Rhodesfield Station to OR Tambo International Airport View towards ORTIA SARCC Crossing Rhodesfield Station
    • Viaduct 15 over Metrorail railway lines , Rhodesfield Station to OR Tambo International Airport R21/R24 Crossing View towards ORTIA Rhodesfield Station
    • OR Tambo International Airport Station Viaduct 15
    • Awards
    • 2007: An award winning year
      • In May the UITP awarded the Gautrain Kiddies website one of three international youth marketing awards in the category “Promoting the use of public transport to the youth”
      • June saw SAACE awarding the Gautrain “Visionary Client of the Year”
      • In October SAICE awarded the Gautrain first prize in their 2007 construction photo competition
      • In October the International Association for Business Communicators awarded Gautrain’s communication two African Quill Awards for multi-audience communication and for media management
    • 2008: some more awards
      • In March this year Gautrain’s communication and marketing received the PRISA PRISM overall Gold Award as well as Gold in the media relations and public sector category
      • At the end of April, at the annual Public Private Finance Awards evening in London, Gautrain won the coveted award as the Best Global Project to Sign
      • At the end of June Gautrain received a Gold Quill for its media management at the annual International Association of Business Communicator’s Quill Award ceremony in New York
    • Finally
    • The Seven Stages of a PPP Project
      • Enthusiasm
      • Promises & Programmes
      • Disillusionment
      • Panic
      • Hunt for the guilty
      • Punishment of the innocent
      • Reward for those who had nothing to do with it
    • Whatever it is that hits the fan will not be evenly distributed. No. 2 Law of Probable Dispersal
    • Thank You www.gautrain.co.za “ The Future is not for the faint hearted.” R Reagan “ The philosophers have only interpreted the world, the point however is to change it” Karl Marx