About us

Bombela Operating Company (Pty) Ltd operates and maintains transportation systems, including the Gautrain, which is an integrated public transport system in Gauteng. The 160 km/hour high-speed train is fully integrated into a network of buses and midi-buses to complement the efficiency of delivering a world-class transport system. Bombela Operating Company (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of RATP Dev. We design, operate, and maintain public transit networks of automated metros, bus, tramways and other modes of transport that people use every day to go to work,school,and to connect with friends and family. With over 24,000 employees in 15 countries and over 100 subsidiaries, we are committed and determined to ensure the daily transportation of passengers by connecting communities. We are passionate about promoting useful and meaningful innovation and contributing responsibly to economic and soc...

Key figures

  • +450


  • 98%

    train availability

  • +30 000

    passengers transported daily

A word from the company

We are a proudly South African company with a proven track record and unparalleled expertise in operating and maintaining a transportation network. As a transformed company, we prioritize youth employment and gender equality, with 35% of our workforce being youth and our gender balance being 50/50. We also provide a working environment that values individuals and encourages career growth. We believe that by investing in our employees’ careers and well-being, we are investing in our business and in our future. Experience a unique working culture where commitment counts, decisions are fast-moving and challenging the status quo is the norm.

Nthabiseng Kubheka


When you join BOC, you will be part of a collaborative, diverse organization, where we value our employees and their well-being.

Puseletso Makhubo

HR Executive

Our job offers

Join a company committed to our youth.

We’ve been intentional about our support to young people over the past few years, making strategic moves, to change the lives of these young people, their communities, and the country, by equipping them with skills that will carry them through life. We are a pro-youth organization, and we are proud of the contribution we’ve made in the lives of our South Africans through these programmes. 35% of BOC staff are young people and we also want to create a conducive working environment that fosters growth and excellence. We are confident that we’re looking at the leaders of tomorrow and pride ourselves on the contribution we’ve made in their lives.

Join a modern company with a sense of purpose.

Bombela Operating Company successfully and efficiently manages all key customer touchpoints throughout the Gautrain transport network, including stations, security control centres, Gautrain bus and midibus services, and Gautrain rail resources. This involves management of a modern train route with 10 stations that connect Johannesburg and Hatfield in just 42 min. We also take care of a dense network of crossover bus connections up to 10 km from the Gautrain stations. Maintaining safety and customer satisfaction levels of all transport system users is one of the key objectives for BOC. As a leading transport operator, BOC always strives for service excellence and to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation solutions for passengers and commuters every day, all year round. We are here to bring real improvements to your whole travelling experience.

Join a company that believes in teamwork and diversity

Ours is a positive work culture where we welcome diversity.​We create an environment where everyone is valued for their differences. Our commitment for our people informs our values and actions as a business. Protecting and upholding the human rights of everyone at Bombela Operating Company is part of who we are. We care for our team’s safety and professional well-being by continuously training and upskilling our employees​.

Join a company where you can make a difference.

Whether you are looking for career opportunities or to have an impact on everyday life in your city, ​ Whether you are looking to contribute to an exciting company project or to the success of your local network, ​we want you! We are looking for passionate, engaged individuals who are ready for the challenges ahead!


Why our clients are satisfied

Passengers are assured of a punctual, reliable and accessible railway network that remains unmatched in Africa. "I have recently started to use Gautrain, I am very impressed with all the staff, always friendly and helpful". - Jaco Grobler.


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