PROJECTS

Freight Rail Fleet Expansion

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MARKET RAIL  |  SECTOR MINING
Origin(s)

Durban, South Africa

Destination(s)

Port Augusta, Australia

Project

Freight Rail Fleet Expansion

Equipment

6 x Used G226C-3 Locomotives, Bogie Sets, Containers

Total Volume

1,500 cbm

Total Weight

850 mt

Heaviest Lift

110 mt

Year

2021

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Westlink was engaged to provide the end-to-end logistics management for the international transportation of six (6) used locomotives from Durban, South Africa to landing the locomotives on track in Port August, Australia.

SCOPE

  • Pre-shipment quarantine inspection and cleaning of locomotives

  • Rail haulage - locomotive factory, Wentworth to Durban port, South Africa

  • Roll-On-Roll-Off Vessel (RoRo) - Durban, South Africa to Melbourne, Australia

  • Heavy Haulage - from vessel hook to customer's Port Augusta rail yard

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zero LTIs

  • Heavy lifting and heavy haulage - each locomotive weighing 110 metric ton (mt)

  • Site management including rail network control

  • COVID-19 management across international operations 

  • Holistic logistics management from locomotive factory to rail yard 

GALLERY