ARTICLES RELATING TO RAILWAY CRASHES

Goods train derails in Hammanskraal

2014-10-04 11:45

A goods train transporting sulphur in plastic bags derailed close to the Jubilee Mall in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, Tshwane emergency services say.

Mpuma crash: Driver set to apply for bail

2012-08-14 17:00

The driver of a truck that collided with a coal train in Mpumalanga, killing 25 people, has appeared in the Barberton Magistrate's Court, and will soon make a formal bail application.

Horror crash: Truck driver denied bail

2012-07-17 17:07

The driver of the truck that collided with a coal train in Mpumalanga, killing 26 people, has been denied bail.

Rail accidents: Nedlac asked to help

2012-07-14 14:40

Fedusa will ask Nedlac to consider additional measures to curb accidents at railway crossings, the trade union says

Mpumalanga crash saddens Zuma

2012-07-13 20:40

President Jacob Zuma was shocked and saddened by the deaths of 26 people in a collision between a train and truck in Mpumalanga, he says.

Train cut truck full of people in half

2012-07-13 14:44

A coal train that ploughed into a truck packed with farm workers at a level crossing in Mpumalanga chopped the truck in half, killing at least 19 people.

Train crash: Body parts strewn over 200m

2012-07-13 12:03

Emergency personnel are having a difficult time counting the number of dead at an Mpumalanga level crossing accident because body parts were ripped apart and strewn over 200m.

Multiple deaths as train crashes into truck

2012-07-13 09:35

A train has crashed into a truck carrying farmworkers in Mpumalanga, causing multiple fatalities.

 

11 hurt in Durban train crash

2013-12-27 10:01

Eleven people have been injured when two trains collided at the Berea Road station in Durban, paramedics say.

Where is she? - boy at mom's coffin

2012-07-22 22:38

Sydwell Khoza, 9, couldn't stop crying when he saw the photo of his mother, Lilian Khoza, on her coffin.

Mpumalanga train crash: Driver in court

2012-07-16 15:40

The driver of the truck that collided with a train in Mpumalanga, killing 26 workers, has appeared in court.

Horror crash: 26 dead, driver faces murder charge

2012-07-13 22:33

The driver of the truck involved in a horror collision with a train has been detained and will face murder charges, as the death toll reached 26, police say.

Horror train crash toll rises

2012-07-13 16:36

The death toll following a shocking collision between a train and truck in Mpumalanga has risen to 24.

Train crash: Cops consider charges

2012-07-13 13:21

Police are investigating a gruesome train crash scene in Mpumalanga and are considering laying a charge of culpable homicide.

Train crash victims 'torn to pieces'

2012-07-13 10:23
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The death toll from a train and truck collision in Mpumalanga has risen to above 30 with an official saying that victims were “torn to pieces” when the train dragged the truck.

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