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News in brief - Date: 09 February 2018
Written by: Andries van Zyl / Viewed: 7561
Good news for Limpopo residents is that after an absence of about five years, a passenger train service will soon be introduced between Johannesburg and Musina.
Under the theme To Bring People Together, Shosholoza Meyl announced that they will re-introduced the Johannesburg-Musina-Johannesburg train. The official launch will take place at the end of February at the historic railway station in Louis Trichardt.
As part of the re-introduction of the service, commuters can look forward to special introductory offers starting from R100 per person travelling one-way between Musina and Johannesburg.
A full report on this historic announcement will appear in next week’s editions of the Zoutpansberger and Limpopo Mirror. Readers are invited to share their views in this regard.
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Andries joined the Zoutpansberger and Limpopo Mirror in April 1993 as a darkroom assistant. Within a couple of months he moved over to the production side of the newspaper and eventually doubled as a reporter. In 1995 he left the newspaper group and travelled overseas for a couple of months. In 1996, Andries rejoined the Zoutpansberger as a reporter. In August 2002, he was appointed as News Editor of the Zoutpansberger, a position he holds until today.