First full journey for Rio's robot train

RIO Tinto has completed the first fully autonomous rail journey at its iron ore operations in the Western Australian Pilbara region, moving the company closer to full commissioning of its Auto-Haul project.

First full journey for Rio's robot train First full journey for Rio's robot train First full journey for Rio's robot train First full journey for Rio's robot train First full journey for Rio's robot train

Rio Tinto is a step closer to commissioning autonomous trains on its rail lines.

The nearly 100km pilot run from Wombat Junction to Paraburdoo was completed without a driver aboard, making it the first fully autonomous heavy haul train journey ever completed in Australia.

loader