Train lines back in service

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Johannesburg - Train lines which had been disrupted after a train travelling from Pretoria to Johannesburg derailed were back in service, Metrorail said on Saturday morning.

"The lines that were closed will all be operational for the Saturday service," said CEO Mosenngwa Mofi in a statement.

On Friday morning, four lines were closed after a train derailed in Elandsfontein, leaving 16 people injured, two seriously so.

On Saturday morning, Mofi said that only one of the injured remained in hospital

He said that Metrorail was committed to safety.

"Our parent company, Prasa (Passenger Rail Agency of SA) is investing in rolling stock and infrastructure, including signalling to further improve and enhance the safety performance & reliability of our operations."

- SAPA
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