Suspicious parcel disrupts Gautrain

2014-09-30 16:40

The Gautrain’s Sandton operation was disrupted today when a suspicious parcel was noticed at the station.

“Yes, that’s correct. The police verified that it was not a dangerous parcel and they disposed of it,” Bombela Concession Company spokesperson Errol Braithwaite said.

“As soon as our security noticed the parcel, we started to evacuate passengers from the Sandton station.”

Other trains bypassed the station and did not stop.

“Those trains ran through Sandton station, and they didn’t stop to drop off or pick up people. The disruption was literally less than half an hour.”

Braithwaite said operations were back to normal.

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