Train ablaze in Khayelitsha en route to Cape Town
By Tarryn Le Chat
22 September 2006
This morning at approximately 4:40 smoke was seen coming from a train en route from Khayelitsha to Cape Town.
The smoke came from a coach next to the driver’s cabin. Passengers were evacuated safely when the train stopped just outside of Nolungile railway station.
The fire was extinguished by the Fire Department
The estimated cost of the damage to the train is at R1.5 million.
Police are investigating a case of Malicious Damage to Property and anyone with information can contact Crime Stop on call-share on 08600 10111.