3700 Class

 

Electric locomotive 3701, Queensland, 18 November 2008. Photo: Andreas Nagel, München, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

3701–63

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2005

 

Number built:

63

 

Model:

CL640m

 

Manufacturer:

United Group Rail/Siemens

 

Manufacturing location:

Bohle, Qld; Broadmeadow, NSW

 

Engine:

25 kV electric

 

Traction power:

4000 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Bo-Bo-Bo

 

Weight:

126.0 t

 

Length:

19.4 m

Sixty-three units were rebuilt from the 3100 and 3200 Classes from 2005 to become the 3700 Class. The rebuild included the removal of one of the cabs. They operate in freight haulage on Queensland’s electrified network, with all members of the class continuing in service.