Train carriages on fire in Cape Town
Three train carriages were on fire near Century City, Cape Town on the Monte Vista line.
EWN reports that Fire and Rescue’s Theo Layne said: “No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is undetermined at this stage.”
Metrorail announced that the Monte Vista line was temporarily suspended due to a fire incident near Century City.
#MonteVistaLineCT The line has temporarily been suspended to allow fire emergency services to extinguish the fire of train carriages of T2862. Passengers are advised to make use of the Northern Line train service. (Bellville to Cape Town via Salt River- both directions) pic.twitter.com/6Bp9KWriKY— Metrorail W/Cape (@CapeTownTrains) November 20, 2017
#MonteVistaLineCT : A train shuttle has been introduced to operate between Monte Vista and Bellville Stations. Regrettable Metrorail has no buses available and commuters are advised to arranged their own transport between Cape Town and Monte Vista— Metrorail W/Cape (@CapeTownTrains) November 20, 2017
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