Port and Rail Infrastructure

Fortescue wholly owns its purpose designed rail and port facilities,constructed to support the production and sale of iron ore from its mines in the remote areas of Pilbara, Western Australia. The Company’s railway consists of 620km of heavy haul rail track and is the fastest and heaviest haul line in the world.

Fortescue now has 13 train sets operating daily from Christmas Creek, Cloudbreak and Solomon, each train hauling approximately 36,000 tonnes of iron ore to Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland at an average cycle time of less than 23 hours.