Development of a 350 Ton Haulage Truck 760408

The development of “Off-Highway” rear dump haulage trucks with ever larger payload capacities is governed by the availability of suitable prime movers, transmissions and tires.
The adaptation of existing diesel-electric locomotive prime movers and transmissions to the requirements of “Off-Highway” truck applications and the availability of large capacity tires has resulted in the development of a rear dump haulage truck with a 350 ton payload capacity.
This paper describes the equipment selection process and highlights some of the product design features.


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