1000/D35 Class

 

Road numbers:

D40

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1971

 

Number built:

11

 

Model:

STE101B

 

Manufacturer:

English Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Rocklea, Qld

 

Engine:

EE CSRKT

 

Traction power:

692 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Bo-Bo

 

Weight:

89.5 t

 

Length:

12.8 m

The 1000 Class (also known as the D35) entered service with Australian Iron & Steel at Port Kembla in New South Wales from 1971. More powerful than earlier units obtained by the company, they were used in freight and shunting service. D40 continues in limited shunting operations at Port Kembla.