On-Track Rolling Stock & Rail Delivery

Westlink has safely delivered over 300 locomotives and 5,000 ore cars for the heaviest haul iron ore operations in the world. These operations run in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia which are logistically challenging in themselves and our solutions have been for the biggest producers of iron ore in the world. These longstanding relationships with the majors has been sustained with our commitment to reducing delivery time, cost and risk to support optimising our Clients production. Westlink also has extensive experience in delivering other rolling stock, rail machinery and rail infrastructure for the mining sector with unique capabilities offered across the globe.


Some key specific capabilities that can be provided include:

  • Heavy lift shipping and haulage for heavy haul locomotives
  • On rail assembly and commissioning of wagons
  • Car/Wagon on track delivery – ore, hopper, tank, ballast, side dump and others
  • International transportation of second hand and used rolling stock with quarantine compliance
  • Quality assurance and inspections of rolling stock in factory and at port before loading
  • Rail isolation and total site control during rolling stock delivery
  • Coordination with site rail and shunting operations
  • Demobilisation, sale and disposal of decommissioned rolling stock