RTSA NZ Presentation World’s Longest and Heaviest Train by Trent Ludlow

Hi All.

Recently Trent Ludlow (KiwiRail) presented on his involvement in a project while working for BHP in Australia. The project was to run the World’s Longest and Heaviest Train at 7.353 km and 99,353 tonnes, in an attempt to understand what they were capable of and how they could adjust train planning to increase supply.

The slide from the presentation can be found here: Worlds longest train BHPIO June 21 2001387, Trent also played a video via YouTube which can be found here.

If you would like any further information on this project please feel free to get in touch with a RTSA NZ Committee Member.