Heavy transformer moved by Albacor Shipping

first_imgThe transformer (pictured below) was loaded from the vessel to a 12-axle depressed centre rail car and transported to a rail siding in New Cumberland. As the maximum clearance was 12.7 m, the centre of gravity was set 3.94 inches off the centre line of the rail car and two 15.2 tonne counterweights were used on the opposite side to equalise the weight.At destination the transformer was offloaded to a platform trailer and transported to the final jobsite and was jacked and slid onto the foundation.last_img