71 Class

 

Road numbers:

7101–42

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2009

 

Number built:

42

 

Model:

E40 AG-V1

 

Manufacturer:

Siemens Mobility

 

Manufacturing location:

Munich, Germany

 

Engine:

25 kV electric

 

Traction power:

4000 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Bo-Bo-Bo

 

Weight:

132.0 t

 

Length:

19.5 m

The 71 Class electric locomotives entered service from 2009 and are the most powerful units in the Pacific National fleet. They were built in Germany using the same design as the 3800 Class that were being built for QR National. Their service is working coal trains on the Goonyella system in Queensland.