2005 Deelfontein train collision
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Although there were some serious injuries, there was no loss of life. The cause of the accident was found to be a wrong side failure in the signalling, caused by solder splatter in one of the interlocking relays.
The signalling circuit improperly bridged by the solder splatter appears to have been single-switched. To prevent a recurrence, double switched circuits are proposed, also called secondary protection circuits.
- Crash: Baby found under seat, News24.com, 27 October 2005
- RailwaysAfrica Issue 1/2006