Tag: axle-load

Mining & Resources

Rail

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 Australia

Maritime and Transport

Other

Rail

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 Australia