the iron ore line is single track electrified at 15 kv 16.7 hz ac and has a permitted axle load of 30 tonnes (30 long tons; 33 short tons). the swedish part of the line is the northernmost railway in sweden and the norwegian part outside narvik is the northernmost railway in the whole of western europe at 68.452°n.
the heaviest trains in the world are freight trains hauling bulk commodities such as coal and iron ore. the weight of trains generally does not include the weight of the operating locomotives; this is not considered dead weight so is not included.
the worlds largest diesel locomotive the union pacific dd40x #6936 is turned on the old turntable in cheyenne wyoming. the locomotive was built in 1971 weighs 270 tons and is rated at 6600
rio tinto completes rollout of world-first autonomous iron ore rail operation. mining giant creates 'world's largest robot' as its driverless rail network goes live in pilbara western australia.
the 9 most powerful locomotives in the world i know i can i know i can i know i can as you’d expect for a train used by swedish state railways to pull iron ore south from the arctic circle
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iore often stylized iore is a class of 34 electric locomotives built by adtranz and its successor bombardier transportation for the swedish mining company lkab's railway division malmtrafik.the class is a variation of adtranz's octeon modular product platform thus related to bombardier's later traxx platform. the locomotives haul iron ore freight trains on the iron ore line and ofoten line
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