Train services back on track after park station shutdown due to vandalism

Train services at Johannesburg Park Station have resumed it was shut down after an incident of vandalism and looting on Tuesday.

While there are reports that security staff allegedly damaged property because they had lost their jobs, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) says they have yet to establish the details surrounding the incident.

Prasa spokesperson Nana Zenani says police are on the scene and conducting an investigation into the matter.

It is really difficult to say but what I can tell you is that some of our shops were looted, our security gates have been broken as well as a ticket office...those are the details that we have so far.

Nana Zenani, Spokesperson - Prasa

I can confirm that police are on the scene and there will be increases personnel in the area.

Nana Zenani, Spokesperson - Prasa

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