Tag: axle-load

Mining & Resources

The Scandinavian take on heavy haul rail

Thomas Nordmark, Rail Road Specialist at LKAB Business & Technology Development – Sweden talks about the similarities of railway operations in Sweden and Australia, and the challenges of increasing axle-load for freight rail in Scandinavia. Sweden and Australia represent, on the face of it, two very different operating environments – however there are undoubtedly common…

21 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Transport & Logistics

Pacific National and Whitehaven sign new coal rail haulage deal

Pacific National Coal will provide rail haulage functions for Whitehaven Coal for 12 more years, under the specifications of a new contract between the companies. Replacing an existing agreement, the deal will run until June 2026 and includes a number of different working conditions. The largest component is a shift to a more efficient train…

20 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights