6020 Class

 

A trio of 6020 Class locomotives use the triangle to shunt at Sims Street, Victoria, 7 December 2012. Photo: Jack Chambers, Flickr Commons.

Road numbers:

6021–9

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2012

 

Number built:

9

 

Model:

C44aci

 

Manufacturer:

UGL

 

Manufacturing location:

Broadmeadow, NSW

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

3248 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

134.0 t (low); 139.2 (high)

 

Length:

20.8 m

The 6020 Class are similar to the earlier 6000 Class, but are slightly more powerful. Nine members of the class entered service in 2012. They operate in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales after some service in Western Australia. The 6020 Class units are a type of the C44aci production model of locomotive, which is owned by various railway companies throughout Australia.