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Four injured in Brakpan train collision

One of the four operators injured in Tuesday afternoon’s collision is in a critical condition.

Two trains collided at a station in Brakpan on Gauteng’s East Rand on 21 May 2013. Picture: iWitness

JOHANNESBURG - Two trains have collided at a station in Brakpan on Gauteng's East Rand on Tuesday.

Four operators have been injured in the collision.

One person is in a critical condition.

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services spokesperson William Ntladi said all the injured people were taken to hospital.

"They have been transported to Glynwood Hospital by ambulance. For now, the train line operating between Brakpan and Springs is the only one that's operational."

It is still not clear what caused the collision.

Police are investigating the incident.

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