Cape Town: Twenty injured as train derails

One of Metrorail’s Northern Line trains derailed at Bellville station this morning, with 20 passengers receiving medical treatment for injuries.

“Metrorail confirms that three carriages of Cape Town-bound train number 3202 derailed on the Kuils River side of Bellville station opposite platform 11. The two passenger trailers and a motor coach derailed at 6.08am,” she says. “Although initially no visible injuries were reported, some 20 passengers have subsequently received medical attention on-site for minor injuries.”

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