Electric trains to haul Rio Tinto iron
Orders Wabtec battery locomotives for Western Australia mines Metal Tech News – January 12, 2022
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:48pm
Taking a large step toward its goal of halving the carbon emissions at its iron mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia by 2030, Rio Tinto has placed an order with Wabtec Corp. for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives.
"Our partnership with Wabtec is an investment in innovation and an acknowledgment of the need to increase the pace of our decarbonization efforts," said Rio Tinto...