32 Class

 
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No. 32 at East Greta, New South Wales, 8 December 2018.

Road numbers:

32, 33

 

Operator:

South Maitland Railways

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1963

 

Number built:

2

 

Model:

MB7N

 

Manufacturer:

Orenstein & Koppel

 

Manufacturing location:

Berlin, Germany

 

Engine:

Deutz diesel A8L714

 

Traction power:

110 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

0-4-0

 

Weight:

26.0 t

 

Length:

6.7 m

Two small diesel-hydraulic locomotives were obtained in 2016 by South Maitland Railways. Their original service was in Germany and Malaysia before they were brought to Australia in 2007. They were used in track laying in the Hunter Valley before being stored for several years. No. 32 is used for shunting at East Greta, near Maitland in New South Wales, while No. 33 is now used for spare parts