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Faulty brakes in railway tamping machine caused Mamelodi train accident

5 June 2019, 3:29 PM

Faulty brakes in the railway tamping machine caused the train incident on Saturday evening in Pretoria which left 57 people injured, with 14 needing thorough medical care. 

Overturned carriages lie near the rail track in Yanga, Congo-Brazzaville, after seventy-six people were killed in Monday's rail disaster. The Congo-Brazzaville government on Tuesday issued a provisional toll of 48 dead and more than 400 injured in the accident, and said the search for more bodies would continue.

DRC train derailment kills 24

18 March 2019, 5:28 AM

At least 24 people were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a freight train carrying stowaways derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, police and medical services said.

Solly Msimanga

Something should be done to end loss of life on trains: Msimanga

8 January 2019, 2:36 PM

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga says rail infrastructure in the Pretoria North corridor has been problematic for a while now. He visited the Mountain View Train Station in Pretoria west following an accident on Tuesday morning.

Train collision

Pretoria train crash claims two lives

8 January 2019, 11:10 AM

Two people have been confirmed dead and over a thousand injured when two trains collided at the Mountain view train station in Pretoria West.

File photo of tiger cubs

Three tiger cubs killed by Indian train

16 November 2018, 6:00 PM

Three eight-month-old tiger cubs have been killed by a train in western India, forest rangers said Friday, and their mangled remains were recovered and sent for post-mortem

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