Economic Impact

The R27-billion Gautrain project had contributed around R20-billion to the provincial gross domestic product (GDP) over the six years it took to build the rapid-rail link, noted a KPMG Gautrain economic impact report.

Construction also sustained 121 800 jobs, and increased government revenue by an estimated R5-billion. Lower income households received around R2-billion during construction, mainly through wages and salaries.

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