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08 November 2019

Rustenburg – On Saturday 2 November, train 4053 from Rustenburg to Thabazimbi collided with a truck at the Dr. Moroka level crossing at around 09:35.


The truck was traveling from Zinniaville’s industrial side, crossing the railroad to Tlhabane when the incident occurred. No one sustained serious injuries. 


Later that evening, train 8426 from Pyramid South to Thabazimbi collided with a white Corsa bakkie at the very same level crossing at around 23:10. 


According to Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) spokesperson Thembekile Klaas: “The train driver noted that the motorist overtook the cars that had already stopped at the sign before the level crossing and that’s when his vehicle collided with the train. No injuries were reported but it is alleged 

The train came to a standstill against the truck on the railroad.
The point of impact between the train and the truck.

 

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