830 Class

 

Coote Industrial locomotives 872 and 864 with an intermodal freight train between Guildford and Merrylands, New South Wales, 11 July 2011.

Road numbers:

831, 838, 841, 843–4, 846, 851–2, 859, 864, 869, 872–3

 

Operator:

Junee Railway Workshop (852); One Rail Australia (831, 841, 843–4, 846, 851, 859, 864, 873); Pacific National (838); Qube Logistics (864, 872); Southern Shorthaul Railroad (869)

 

Gauge:

1067 mm; 1435 mm; 1600 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1959

 

Number built:

44

 

Model:

DL531

 

Manufacturer:

AE Goodwin

 

Manufacturing location:

St Marys, NSW (830); Auburn, NSW (831–873)

 

Engine:

Alco 251B

 

Traction power:

671 kW (830–46, 850–5, 874); 708 kW (847–9, 856–73)

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

71.1 t (1067 mm gauge); 71.6 t (1435 mm and 1600 mm gauges)

 

Length:

13.5 m

The 830 Class were built using the same DL531 model as the New South Wales 48 Class branch line locomotives. They have operated on broad, narrow and standard gauge tracks across many parts of the Australian mainland and Tasmania. A number continue in service with various operators.