Train Derails Outside Otjiwarongo In Central North Namibia

At approximately 10:45 am, on Saturday, 26May 2018, freight Train 2200 from Walvis Bay en route to Otjiwarongo derailed 7km before Otjiwarongo on the Kranzberg - Otjiwarongo section. No injuries were recorded. The train had 2 locomotives, 3 container wagons and fourteen loaded fuel tankers. Eleven tankers derailed, four capsized and two had spillage. TransNamib Civil maintenance team, Otjiwarongo Municipality and NAMPOL staff were deployed on the scene on the same day after the accident.&n

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