Several disused train carriages are on fire at Transnet's Engineering Yard in Maitland. There is......

Several disused train carriages are on fire at Transnet's Engineering Yard in Maitland. There is thick smoke hanging over the area. City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse, says five fire-fighting vehicles and 12 crew members

are on the scene. Last week, two train carraiges were destroyed in a fire and a train motor coach caught alight due to an electrical fault at Cape Town Station. More than 180 coaches have been destroyed by fires in the past five years in the Western Cape. Total damage is estimated at more than half-a-billion-rand.

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