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Cape trains collide

Western Cape

A train en-route to Malmesbury from Cape Town collided with a stationary goods train near Fisantekraal, Durbanville, on Tuesday afternoon, Cape Town's disaster management centre said.

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File photo: Leon Nicholas

“From preliminary reports it appears that the train was carrying 300 passengers, and at this stage it is unclear how many people sustained injuries,” the centre said in a statement.

The collision happened around 5.15pm. Disaster and emergency personnel were sent to the scene. - Sapa

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