metrorail thumb medium90 92EWN reports that train users of Cape Town's northern line could be severely affected this week after a train caught alight at the Kraaifontein staging yard on Friday night.  

Three coaches were destroyed, while two motor coaches were damaged.  More than 20 others are already out of service due to vandalism, maintenance and technical faults.  Metrorail spokesperson Zino Mihi said:  “Our train services will definitely be affected when a train coach or train set is set alight.  There will be some delays on that line.

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