2170F Class

 

Road numbers:

2189F, 2191F–4F, 2196F, 2198F–2200F

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1982

 

Number built:

35

 

Model:

GL26C-2

 

Manufacturer:

Commonwealth Engineering/Clyde Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Eagle Farm, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E

 

Traction power:

1491 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

97.5 t

 

Length:

17.0 m

In the 1990s a total of 35 units of the 2170 Class were modified with the addition of auxiliary fuel tanks, indicated by the ‘F’ in the locomotive designation. They are mostly used for general freight duties in Queensland.