The order comprised 18 cement tanks, 54 bulk ore wagons, 17 coal hoppers and 120 intermodal flats.

Tasrail has also taken delivery of a further batch of TR class locomotives, 17 of which are being supplied by Progress Rail Services and Downer Rail. The type PR22L 1.7MW six-axle units are equipped with Caterpillar 3512C HD 12-cylinder engines, which are complaint with US EPA Tier 3 emissions standards. The first two units were delivered to Tasmania earlier this year.

Last year TasRail carried 2.6 million tonnes of freight on its 638km network with an average of 115 train movements per week.