a twin-car rotary dumper
(or train unloader), which is also capable of bottom dumping;
The order comprises two lines of railcar dumpers consisting of an indexer and a rotary dumper
that rotates four railcars at a time.
The unit trains will be unloaded at up to 66 cars per hour by a tandem rotary dumper at the port.
The most recent upgrade of the terminal, a $ 30 million project, involved replacement and relocation of the single rotary dumper system.
"At the landfill, a rotary dumper
will empty the rail cars inside a tipping station, where the garbage will be loaded onto 35-ton off-road dump trucks for the one-mile trip up the mountain to the natural hollows that will form the landfill.
The new facilities at Geraldton comprise a dedicated berth (Berth 7) and 5,000tph ship-loader, a 255,000t storage facility and a twin-car rotary dumper
for train unloading.