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2300D Class

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Queensland Rail 2300D Class locomotive 2303 approaches Redbank station with an Up mixed goods in the year 2000. Photo: Luke Cossins, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

2301D–15D, 2320D–3D, 2330D, 2332D–3D, 2336D–7D, 2339D, 2346D–8D, 2350D, 2352D, 2359D, 2364D, 2366D, 2388D

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1997

 

Number built:

35

 

Model:

GTL22CU

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering/Queensland Rail

 

Manufacturing location:

Redbank, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E3C

 

Traction power:

1678 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

96.0 t

 

Length:

17.0 m

The 2300D Class were part of the 2300 Class before being refurbished with larger fuel tanks and some other modifications. Their additional weight sees them restricted to West Moreton coal service.

 

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