Monadelphous hitches wagon to Rio train

ENGINEER Monadelphous could service and maintain Rio Tinto’s privately-owned 1700km-long Pilbara rail network for the next nine years under a new three-year contract that includes two three-year extension options.

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A Rio train awaiting service at the 7-Mile rail yards in Karratha. Image by Karma Barndon.

Rio Tinto's 1700km-long rail network is traversed by 200 locomotives and 11,500 wagons that haul ore from the Pilbara iron ore miner's 16 mines to its two ports, at Cape Lambert and Dampier.