Gautrain Management Agency
The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is an entity of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) mandated to manage the implementation of the Gautrain Project and the relationship with the Gautrain Concessionaire, the Bombela Concession Company, who operate the Gautrain System on behalf of the GMA. The Agency’s vision is to provide an integrated, innovative and efficient public transport system that promotes sustainable socio-economic growth in Gauteng GMA’s functions have been expanded to encompass other related projects and assist other organs of state to realise the integration and co-ordination of public transport within the region – essentially contributing to Smart Mobility.
Established in terms of the GMA Act, the GMA is a provincial public entity. The Agency is committed to good governance and constantly strives to improve its governance framework to align it with leading practice such as the application of the King Codes. In ensuring that the Gautrain operates in a sustainable manner, the GMA has a clear commitment to governance and is in support of the GPG’s economic and social imperatives.
As a government entity, the GMA plays a pivotal role in society and has shown the modernisation in public service and transformation of governance through the Gautrain. Through the Socio-Economic Development (SED) Charter of the Gautrain Project, the GMA contributes positively to the Gauteng society and economy. Since inception the Gautrain Project has been breaking new ground to ensure that specific socio-economic development objectives are met. Gautrain has delivered a spectrum of jobs during its construction and operational phases. The SED deliverables directly demonstrate the benefits of the Gautrain in terms of amongst others: – skills transfer and shareholding by black persons and women, in particular procurement, subcontracting and employment equity elements.
Besides driving economic growth and creating jobs, the GMA continues to work towards economic, spatial and social transformation through the modernisation of the public transport infrastructure and urban development through Smart Mobility.
As a purpose-led organisation, the GMA hopes to, among others, contribute to business and social impact at scale, create an ecosystem that drives and supports the creation of inclusive societies and create inclusive growth with equitable opportunities for all.
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Twitter – @TheGautrain
Facebook – www.facebook.com/gautrain
Website – gma.gautrain.co.za
Centre – 0800 42887246
SMS alert line – 32693