Aurizon 5000 Class locomotive 5008 and 5020 Class locomotive 5021 with an Up coal train, Lochinvar, New South Wales, 8 April 2017.
Year of entry into service:
United Group Rail/General Electric
The 5000 Class is similar in appearance and has the same engine type as the Pacific National NR Class, but is heavier. Twelve units entered service from 2005 to 2007. They were purchased for coal working in the Hunter Valley area of New South Wales, and all members of the class remain operational.