South African Commuters Stranded After Train Services Suspended

Rail operator Metrorail has announced that services on Cape Town's central line were suspended after damage to several mini sub-stations, cables and back-up batteries.

Metrorail train at Nyanga train station in Cape Town (file photo).

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