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metrorail thumb medium90 92ANA reports that more than 200 people were injured on Tuesday morning after two Metrorail passenger trains collided at the Geldenhuys Station in Germiston.  

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services (EMS) spokesperson Eric Maloka said at least 163 passengers were left with moderate injuries and 52 others were slightly hurt.  "There are no fatalities.  The scene is under control.  Patients will be transported to the nearest hospitals.  We have no passengers who were trapped inside the trains and all of them were accounted for," Maloka said.  He added that Metrorail could not yet say what had led to the rear end collision.  The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) will be launching an investigation.


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