Swaziland Minister of Public Works and Transport Pastor Lindiwe Dlamini Projects The Swaziland Rail Link project signed through Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the South African and Swaziland governments on 2 August 2012. The signing of the Inter Rail MOU by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and Swaziland Railway (SR) cemented the relationship at business and technical levels. The key objectives of the project are to: Enhance regional integration. Provide viable connections for rail freight from Western Swaziland to markets in South Africa. Provide Transnet with an alternative route for moving general freight to Richards Bay, via Swaziland, thus freeing capacity on the coal line.Swaziland Railway and Transnet have agreed to develop a 146 kilometre railway line between Lothair in Mpumalanga and Sidvokodvo in Swaziland as well as upgrading adjacent networks in both countries.