Floods suspend train services

2016-08-03 06:00
Trains at Warner Beach station at a standstill following the collapse of major infrastructure because of flooding.  Photo: taniasandberg

Trains at Warner Beach station at a standstill following the collapse of major infrastructure because of flooding. Photo: taniasandberg

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FOLLOWING the disintegration of the railway line and its support structure in Bernadotte Street, train services between Umbogintwini and Winklespruit remain suspended.

However, Metrorail has put measures in place to assist passengers while repair operations have commenced. Temporary measures include providing bus services to passengers between Umbogintwini and Winklespruit.

Amanzimtoti Fever inquired whether train passengers have to pay for the bus services, how they would access these services, what the bus schedules are, will they accommodate the first and the last-train passengers and will passengers know which buses to use.

At the time of going to press, Prasa was not able to comment due to print deadlines.

Amanzimtoti Fever will publish this information on its Facebook page as soon as it comes available.

Amanzimtoti passengers working in Bluff and Pinetown have said they are struggling with connecting trains between Reunion, Rossburgh and Durban station.

The public can contact 031 361 7459 for further information.

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