Shosholoza Meyl Train Driver Speaks

“We were saved only by the Grace of God. He bestowed so much mercy on us.”  These are the words of the Shosholoza Meyl driver of train 37012 that collided with a truck between the Henneman Station and the Kroonstad Station on its way from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg. A total of 599 passengers, 14 hospitality staff members, six police officials, one technical staff member, the train driver and his female train assistant were on board when the collision occurred. According to the tra


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