Bloemfontein Train Station fell victim of an arson attack on the 4th January 2019, damages are reported to be R4,000,000 per carriage.
A spokesperson from Prasa released the following statement
Lillian Mofokeng released the statement above verifying that it was youths that carried out the arson, right now it’s unclear of the motive.
Prasa have confirmed that no services will be disrupted as critical parts for operation were not hit by the fire.
Police services are still investigating the case and hope to apprehend those responsible as soon as possible.
NewsliteSA previously reported the arson attack with reports from Police Services.