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Video: Watch what happens when trains are delayed

The breakdown of Metrorail’s service is endangering lives

Photo of people on top of train
When trains are delayed at Nyanga Junction, people take life-threatening risks to get to work on time. Photo: Bernard Chiguvare
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I arrived at Nyanga Junction at about 7:20am this morning. A woman told me that the previous train had come at 6:30am. This is rush hour on a Friday morning. At about 7:50am a train arrived. I shot the video below. What you see here is not unusual. Delays are the norm and the overcrowding you see in the video is typical.


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