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AC44C6M Class

Anchor 1

Road numbers:

101–128

 

Operator:

Fortescue Metals Group

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2022

 

Number built:

28 (Not all in service yet)

 

Model:

AC44C6M

 

Manufacturer:

Wabtec

 

Manufacturing location:

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

 

Engine:

 

Traction power:

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

 

Length:

20.8 m

These locomotives formerly operated with BNSF in the United States as model C44-9W. They were rebuilt as model AC44C6M to be palced in service with Fortescue Metals Group in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The rebuild was designed to reduce fuel and maintenance costs.

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