93 Class

 

Pacific National locomotives 9308, 9309 and 9304 with an Up steel train, Menangle bridge, New South Wales, 15 April 2013.

Road numbers:

9301–20

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2012

 

Number built:

20

 

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

Seventeen of the 93 Class units entered service from 2012 to 2014, with a further three commencing operations in 2017. Pacific National ordered these locomotives for intermodal service between Melbourne and Brisbane, although they have been used for other duties, such as hauling The Overland passenger train between Melbourne and Adelaide.