International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)

Address: 2808 Forest Hills Court, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454-1236, USA Tel: +1 757 496 8288 Connect: Website: View website Contact: Contact association

The International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) is a world wide non-governmental, scientific and technological association of heavy haul railways and their advocates

The International Heavy Haul Association, Inc. (IHHA) is a non-profit, non political entity organized to facilitate and participate in he development or acquisition and distribution of knowledge germane to heavy haul railroad technology and operations. Membership is open to any heavy haul railroad regardless of country of origin. A heavy haul railroad is defined as one that meets at least two of the following requirements:

  • Regularly operates or is contemplating the operation of unit or combined trains of at least 5 000 metric tons.
  • Hauls or is contemplating the hauling of revenue freight of at least 20 million gross tons per year over a given line haul segment comprising at least 150 km in length.
  • Regularly operates or is contemplating the operation of equipment with axle loadings of 25 tons or more.

The International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) is incorporated in the State of Missouri in the United States of America as a not-for-profit association.

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