Die staking by Transnet is nog ver van verby. Foto: Getty Images
Transnet Freight Rail’s North Corridor resumed on Friday night, after a train
carrying export coal to Richards Bay derailed earlier in the week, the state-owned
logistics company said in a statement on Saturday.
followed “lengthy engagements” with the Ulundi Business forum,
supported by law enforcement agencies, on Friday, Transnet said.
said it would be better placed to assess the damage once rolling stock had been
cleared on the line. While work has begun, it is not yet clear when normal operations
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derailed as Transnet faces threats from disgruntled groups seeking ‘business
its teams from the site of the derailment after a violent clash with the
business forum, which was demanding “business opportunities” in the
salvage operations, News24 reported on Friday.
wagons had derailed on Tuesday, which also damaged a large portion of the track
and prompted Transnet to declare its sixth force majeure in just 18 months.
previously said it planned to lay charges of violence, tampering with essential
infrastructure and extortion against the Ulundi Business Forum.
The forum had
been invited to provide a list of equipment and plant machinery it could deploy
to the site, News24 previously reported.
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