Heavy Haul Conference

Heavy Haul Conference 2018

The Australasian Railway Association and Informa were pleased to bring our 8th Heavy Haul Rail Conference to Perth. The conference took place at the Hyatt Regency on the 16 and 17 October 2018.
The Australian heavy haul rail industry, boasting some the heaviest and longest trains, continues to lead the world in operations and innovation. With commodity markets regaining confidence, becoming an even more efficient supply chain for the export of coal and iron ore is fundamental to Australia’s productivity.
The agenda showcased the best in local and international project expertise and gave attendees an understanding of the strategic directions of the major industry players together with an update on developments in equipment, technology and maintenance.
Key topics included:

  • Market outlook for Australia
  • Heavy haul operations across Australia
  • Delivering efficiency through strategic rail freight networks
  • Role of ports in successful heavy haul supply chains
  • Implementation of advanced simulation techniques for wheel/rail wear
  • Improving weld performance in heavy haul railways
  • Technology and innovation
  • Software solutions for improved efficiency and optimisation of assets

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