The Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has directed the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to expedite the investigation into the cause of the two Metrorail trains that collided on Tuesday morning at Geldenhuis Station East of Johannesburg.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) says DNA testing will be used to identify bodies of the victims of the fatal Free State train crash as many of them were burnt beyond recognition.
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has vowed to offer their support in the burial of the nineteen people killed in a train crash in the Free State last week.
Prasa will have a high level meeting Monday in Johannesburg with the state entities on how to deal with the logistics of the crash between a train and a truck near Kroonstad in the Free State.
Train carriages are currently being removed from the scene where a train and a truck collided near Hennenman in the northern Free State on Thursday.