Report reaching us, indicates that a serious train collision has taken place with scores injured, although at the moment the exact number of those affected is yet to be established.

However, Tshwane emergency services are on the scene of a train crash in Mountainview, northwest of Pretoria.

It is understood that two locomotives collided on Tuesday morning, carrying a total of about 800 passengers.

It is unclear how many injuries have been recorded but EMS says that some patients are being treated on the scene.

EMS acting chief Charles Mabaso says officials have also recorded some fatalities.

It is unclear how many injuries have been recorded but EMS says that some patients are being treated on the scene.