The Gautrain project was designed to support the priorities of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) which are, amongst others:
Accelerated economic growth, development and infrastructure delivery, with emphasis on:
A detailed assessment of the economic impact of the Gautrain Project was conducted by KPMG in 2014. The results have shown that, the Gautrain has achieved its objectives of contributing to growing Gauteng’s economy. The Gautrain has further strengthened existing development nodes in Gauteng by promoting and restructuring urban areas and revitalising the Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni central business districts. The following is a summary of the economic study.