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2150 Class

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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

 

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.

 

 

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