Train Crash Accra-Tema railway operations suspended

The suspension had become necessary because the company could not guarantee the safety of trains and passengers who used the track.

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The Accra-Tema railway operations service has been suspended indefinitely.

According to the Railway Ministry, the decision is to allow investigation into the derailment of an Accra bound train from Tema at the Santana Train Station on Monday.

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The Ministry has set up a three-member committee to investigate the accident which left 5 persons injured.

The committee members include; Deputy Railway Minister,Kweku Agyemang Boateng who’s the Chairman, Director, Regulations and Assurance at the Ghana Railway Authority, Lord Quansah and MD of the Authority, Michael Agyei Anyetei.

The committee is expected to submit its report on November 6.


READ MORE: Several injured in Tesano train crash

On Monday, October 23, 2017, scores of people have been reported injured after an Accra-bound train from Nsawam was involved in an accident at Tesano.

The victims have since been sent to the hospital for treatment by some police recruits who were at the scene.

The suspension had become necessary because the company could not guarantee the safety of trains and passengers who used the track.

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