With new autonomous train, Australia is now home to the world’s largest robot

When you hear that the world’s largest robot has gone live in Australia, your mind might conjure up something like an anime-style giant mech. In fact, the announcement comes from iron ore mining company Rio Tinto, which recently launched its fully automated rail network: A series of mine-to-port trains able to run completely free from human intervention. These AutoHaul trains travel an approximately 800-kilometer return journey, taking 40 hours to complete, including loading and dumping their cargo. The rail network is set up in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Continue> https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/robot-train-australia/ #Robotics#trains #AutonomousVehicles #Autonomous #RailNetwork

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