The autonomous train, consisting of three locomotives and carrying around 28 000 t of iron ore, travelled over 280 km from Rio Tinto’s mining operations in Tom Price to the port of Cape Lambert.
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The Railroad Achievement Award is given to members of Congress who have shown leadership on policies that help ensure the vitality of railroads in the US.
The policy announcement is in response to air pollution caused through haulage by trucks.
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