As railways become increasingly dependant on digital technologies, with IP used for devices from CCTV cameras to mission-critical train control systems, they also need to protect themselves by ensuring they have robust cyber security.
The facility will become TMH's only production site in Africa. It will be used to assemble, maintain and refurbish diesel and electric locomotives as well as coaches for South Africa and the rest of the continent.
In July, Network Rail embarked on a £200 million remodelling of Derby station and the railway that surrounds it. The project team had 79 days to complete the work and it would have to do so, for the most part, without closing the station.