Kerang Smash Linked to Limited Traffic Control System

Kerang Smash Linked to Limited Traffic Control System
August 10, 2007 8:43 pm

A collision between a freight and commuter train in Harare, Zimbabwe yesterday, which killed one person and injured over 50 others, has been linked to a limited Central Traffic Control system on the line.

17 of the casualties are now reported to be in serious condition at hospitals in the Zimbabwean capital after the accident on the Harare-Mutare line.
According to local sources the Central Traffic Control system that coordinates movements of trains to prevent collisions covers only 20km of the line.
The accident was caused by human error according to the Transport Minister talking to local reporters at the scene. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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