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Deadly tram accident at Vic Falls
Monday, 07 July 2014
The entire Victoria Falls Tourism Community has come together to support the victims of a deadly tram accident that occurred in Victoria Falls last week. 

On July 1, a goods train collided with a tourism tram of the Victoria Falls Steam Train Company carrying 32 tourists including four children at the entrance of the Victoria Falls station. The accident left 20 tourists injured and one dead. Most of the victims were treated for minor injuries at the Chinotimba Medical Centre and The Victoria Falls Hospital. Two passengers were critically injured and were flown to Johannesburg where one victim succumbed to the severity of the injuries. The tourists on the tram were from the US, the UK, The Netherlands and Australia. 

African Travel and Tourism Association (Atta) director, Ross Kennedy, says the entire Victoria Falls tourism community has rallied to support the passengers and the crew who were involved in the accident. “The immediate response and reactions of many tourism people in Victoria Falls who attended the scene to assist police, medics and authorities, was an example of the community spirit that prevails.” He says hoteliers have been working closely with the passengers involved and their ground handlers, agents and airlines to accommodate itinerary changes necessitated by this tragic event.

Fanuel Masikati, pr manager for the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) expressed his sympathy and condolences for the affected families. He said investigations into the cause of the accident were still ongoing, and stressed that safety would remain a key priority for the NRZ. “Despite the unfortunate incident, the NRZ continues to play its pivotal role of promoting the growth and development of tourism in Zimbabwe by upholding and observing safety in all its operations as well as preserving the sanctity of human life.”
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