Friderici News | A 327-ton monster crossed the city

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11 November 2016

A 327-ton monster crossed the city

Its measurements are breathtaking: 327 tons, 58.8 meters long, 4.5 meters high and 18 axles!

During the night of Thursday to Friday, between 10 pm and midnight, an exceptional convoy composed of a tractor truck, a trailer with beams and a pusher truck crossed the city center of Lausanne, from Sallaz to Sévelin, passing by Saint-François. It was transporting a 150 ton electrical transformer to the coupling and transformation station in Romanel-sur-Lausanne.

It was driven by two drivers and five escorts (two to dismantle and reassemble panels and three to guide the front semi-trailer and the rear trailer).

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