4000 Class

 

4000 Class locomotives 4006 and 4005 at the head of an empty coal train, Clarke, Moura system, Queensland, 28 September 2010.

Road numbers:

4001–19, 4021–49

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2000

 

Number built:

49

 

Model:

GT42CU-AC

 

Manufacturer:

Evans Deakin Industries/Electro-Motive Diesel

 

Manufacturing location:

Maryborough, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3B

 

Traction power:

2259 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

120.0 t

 

Length:

20.8 m

The 4000 class commenced service in 2000 and are used for coal haulage in Queensland. They were the first narrow gauge locomotives with AC traction motors to enter service in Australia, and are also fitted with radial steering bogies.