WATCH: Board of inquiry into Kroonstad train crash to be established soon



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PRETORIA - The Railway Safety Regulator updated the media on Tuesday's train collision at the Geldenhuys station in Germiston.

The regulator's chairperson revealed the preliminary findings of its investigations.

More than 200 people were injured after two Metrorail passenger trains collided.

The regulator also gave an update on Thursday's crash in Kroonstad.

Preliminary investigations by the Railway Safety Regulator reveal that the Shosholoza Meyl was travelling below the speed limit at the time of impact near Kroonstad.

An inquiry will be established to probe the causes of the accident and particularly to establish why five coaches caught alight.

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