Fifteen injured in Joburg train accident

metrorailFifteen people were injured when a train travelling from Pretoria to Johannesburg derailed, Ekhurhuleni emergency services said on Friday.

“Two of the people have been seriously injured. The other 13 have minor injuries,” said spokesperson William Ntladi.

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Black driver responsible for train crash

Train driver error, failure of the track and non-compliance with procedures were the causes of a train accident in Mzimhlophe last year that left 857 passengers injured, a board of inquiry said on Friday.

Nineteen Metrorail black drivers face disciplinary … Read the rest

Strikers set Johannesburg trains on fire

Several train carriages were on fire in Soweto and Braamfontein on Wednesday night, Johannesburg emergency services said.

“Around 9pm we got a call that three moving train carriages caught fire at the New Canada railway station in Soweto,” spokesman Robert … Read the rest