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Capetown School buses collide

Capetown School buses collide

What: 2 Golden Arrow buses Where: N2, Cape Town at Jan Smuts turn off in Cape Town South Africa When: October 20, 2010 Who: 75 injured Why: Two buses were traveling in the dedicated bus line when they collided in Capetown. 75 people had minor injuries, although some were taken to the hospital with more serious injuries. Golden Arrow sent [...]

SA Train Line Unbanned

SA Train Line Unbanned

Traffic has been allowed to resume on the Vereeniging and Natalspruit mainline. Due to signalling cable damage from construction, an accident that left 40 injured occurred on the tracks on the 10th of September. Inspectors banned train traffic until the automated system became operable. Construction company involved may not be held [...]

Trains Collide East of Johannesburg

Trains Collide East of Johannesburg

What: Metrorail passenger train crashed into a stationary goods train on the Vereeniging/ Germiston line Where: east of Johannesburg in Alrode Alberton When: Sept 10, 2010 Who: 31 people were injured, 14 of them seriously Why: Two trains collided in Alrode Alberton between Mpilisweni and Angus, on the Vereeniging line. 56 passengers were on [...]

Capetown Train Crash

Capetown Train Crash

What: Metrorail Western Cape Commuter train Where: Blackheath crossing at Cape Flats, Cape Town South Africa When: August 25 2010 Why: The minibus taxi taking children to school jumped a line of cars, bypassed the road signs, flashing lights and booms, and was struck by the oncoming train. The casualties were Liezel August, 11, Nadine [...]

South Africa Bus Crash Kills 11

South Africa Bus Crash Kills 11

What: Sekhukhune Express bus Where: George's Valley Road between Tzaneen and Polokwane When: 18.30 on Sunday August 1 Who: Eleven people were killed including two children, 46 injured Why: The Sekhukhune Express bus overturned and rolled down an embankment. The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) dispatched an independent team of [...]

Mpumalanga Regrets

Mpumalanga Regrets

The Mpumalanga Education Department publicly offers condolences to three victims of the Thokhobela Primary School bus collision with a train while crossing the railway near the Rolle Train Station. “The Mpumalanga Education Department has learnt with shock of the accident involving the bus and cargo train. We want to take this opportunity to [...]

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