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DCD opens new doors to local market
“With a height of 850 mm, this forging is the largest of 43components ordered by a South African customer for a pressure vessel application,” said DCD Ringrollers executive director Dion Booyens. “Once again pushing the boundaries on behalf of our customers.
DCD Rolling Stock: Rail Infrastructure development Plan Secures Local Content
The proposed R300-billion investment programme by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) is set to not only streamline South Africa's railway capabilities but also potentially create business opportunities and job sustainability for sufficiently prepared local private- sector industry component manufacturers, such as the rail cluster of internationally recognised manufacturing and engineering company DCD Group.
Rolling Stock’s bogie fabrication facility
DCD Rolling Stock is in the process of re-establishing the glory-days of rail manufacturing in South Africa through a R240-million investment in a bogie fabrication facility. African Fusion reports.
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DCD Metpro - Dyno upgrade
In November 2013 DCD Metpro started the process of installing Gautrain brake pad rig on the existing dyno. With this rig, Metpro will be able to do comparative test for Gautrain brake pad development.
DCD Rolling Stock

Since its inception in 1911, DCD Rolling Stock has established itself as a leading supplier of locomotives, wagons, bogies and other related goods to the national railways and mining and industrial users throughout local and international markets.

DCD Rolling Stock’s dedication to providing the highest quality, cost effective, customer-driven solutions entrenches the company’s position as a leading global supplier to the rail market. Specifically DCD Rolling Stock designs, manufactures, refurbishes and services a complete range of rolling stock, namely locomotives, wagons and bogies for national railways, mining houses and industrial users throughout SA and international markets. Operating for more than a 100 years, the company has produced over 130 000 wagons, 1 000 surface and 4 000 underground locomotives. Adaptability is the key to the company's renowned innovation.

DCD Rolling Stock holds the intellectual property rights on the majority of its manufactured products.

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  • SABS ISO 9001:2008 Quality and Management System
  • Moody International BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems
  • Moody International BSI OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
Alliances, Licences and Partnerships
  • Keystone Railway Equipment Co.
  • Columbus Steel Castings / Buckeye
  • Railway Dynamic Systems (South Africa) for HS self-steering bogies