2400 Class

 

Queensland Railways 2400 Class locomotive 2401 in special Bicentennial paint scheme, 1987. Photo: Ellis678, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

2410–11, 2413–15

 

Operator:

Queensland Rail

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1977

 

Number built:

24

 

Model:

GL22C-2

 

Manufacturer:

Commonwealth Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Eagle Farm, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E

 

Traction power:

1119 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

91.4 t

 

Length:

17.0 m

The 2400 Class is a further development of the earlier Queensland Railways 1550 Class. They were designed as general traffic units. Eighteen members of the class were rebuilt as the 2300 Class from 1997. The remaining units are used in general freight and passenger service in Queensland.