Full Site Search  
Fri Jul 21, 2017 00:02:35 IST
PostPostPost Trn TipPost Trn TipPost Stn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search
×
Forum Super Search
Blog Entry#:
Words:

HashTag:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

<<prev entry    next entry>>
Blog Entry# 1406439  
Posted: Mar 24 2015 (22:51)

No Responses Yet
  
Rail Fanning
0 Followers
332 views
Mar 24 2015 (22:51)  
 

goodpra   203 blog posts   269 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1406439            Tags   Past Edits
Australian BHP Iron ore train, the longest train to ever run in the world, this train is officially in the Guinness book of world records for the longest train.
The record was set on June 21, 2001 in western Australia between Newman and port headland, a distance of 275km (170 miles) and the train consisted of 682 loaded iron ore wagons and 8 GE AC6000 locomotives giving a gross weight of almost 100,000 tonnes and moved 82,262 tonnes of ore, the train was 7.353 km (4.568 miles) long.
BHP iron ore did this
...
more...
to test locotrol which is where locomotives are evenly placed along the length of the train.
The locotrol setup was 2 locos-166 wagons, 2 locos-168 wagons, 2 locos-168 wagons, 1 loco-180 wagons then the last locomotive on the back.
This very long train is controlled by only one driver.
Certainly makes an awesome sight, enjoy!
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom


Go to Desktop site
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.