2250 Class

 

Road numbers:

2160, 2161, 2162, 2169, 2175F

 

Operator:

Genesse & Wyoming Australia

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2004

 

Number built:

25

 

Model:

GT22CU-3

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering/Queensland Rail

 

Manufacturing location:

Redbank, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E3C

 

Traction power:

1680 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

110.0 t

 

Length:

17.04 m

The 2250 Class locomotives are former 1550, 2130 and 2141 Class that were rebuilt into more powerful units from 2004 to 2009 for heavy coal haulage. 20 members of the 2250 Class were exported to Transnet in South Africa in 2014. Five were rebuilt as model GT22CU-3 for Genesee & Wyoming Australia in 2019.