1300 Class

 

Road numbers:

1301–4

 

Operator:

Genesee & Wyoming Australia

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1993

 

Number built:

6

 

Model:

G14M

 

Manufacturer:

Morris Knudsen Australia

 

Manufacturing location:

Whyalla, SA

 

Engine:

EMD 645E

 

Traction power:

1119 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Bo-Bo

 

Weight:

72.0 t

 

Length:

13.6 m

The 1300 Class locomotives were originally BHP Whyalla DE Class units. They were rebuilt from 1992 to 1994, involving a substantial alteration of the body, and later renumbered as the 1300 Class. They are now stored at Whyalla in South Australia.