RAIL HAULAGE OF WASTE ROCK AND CRUDE ORE

This presentation of rail haulage practices in open pit mining describes car types, sizes, car construction practices and air braking data, as well as a variety of loading and unloading methods for the several types of cars. The paper includes a review of basic transportation formulas with an eye toward job matching the locomotive with the best fuel economy to a given application.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • For meeting held April 10-12, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • WARD, R J
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182813
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: n 780469 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM