2150 Class

 

Queensland Railways locomotive 2163 and two others haul a coal train away from Boundary Hill loading loop, around 1991. Photo: Ellis678, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

2152, 2158, 2163

 

Operator:

Queensland Rail

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1978

 

Number built:

14

 

Model:

GL26C-2

 

Manufacturer:

Commonwealth Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Eagle Farm, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E

 

Traction power:

1491 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

97.6 t

 

Length:

17.0 m

Commencing service in 1978 and 1979, the 2150 Class locomotives were a development of the earlier Queensland Railways 2100 Class. They were ordered for coal haulage in Central Queensland, but have also been used in other duties. Three remain in service with Queensland Rail.