Tamping Machine Collides With New PRASA Train

On Saturday, 1 June, at around 18:24, Tamping Machine (9001) during maintenance collided with a new Metrorail train (T8139) at the Eerste Fabrieke Station. The tamping machine rolled from Greenview back to Eerste Fabrieke station where the Metrorail train was stationary. Thankfully no fatalities were reported. The new Minister of transport has directed the Railway Safety Regulator to prioritise the investigation to establish the cause of the incident. We currently await the preliminary report,

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