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Australian Road Trains

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Road Trains in the Australian Outback

Road Trains in the Australian Outback

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  • 1. Australian Road Trains
  • 2.
    • Australia has the largest and heaviest road-legal vehicles in the world.
    • Some configurations topping out at close to 200 tonnes.
    • They operate in western New South Wales, western Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
    Australian Road Trains
  • 3. Early Beginnings Early road trains had problems with tyres. The tyre quality wasn't all that good. Some had engine problems. The old saying was, "If it goes, put another ton on it. If it doesn't, take a little off and when it gets rolling, run up alongside it and throw it back on."
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  • 6. B Double towing two tri-axle trailers
  • 7. Volvo BP Tanker Road Train
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  • 9. The end of a sealed road and the beginning of dirt. There is a warning sign, “No fuel available for the next 900 Km”
  • 10. Ore transport
  • 11. Off-road coal transport in Queensland – 300 Tonnes at a time.
  • 12. Livestock transport from remote cattle stations, many of them are hundreds of square kilometres in size.
  • 13. Shell Road Train
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  • 15. Dry Season Wet Season
  • 16. The End

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