AN Class

 

Pacific National locomotives AN3 and NR117, West Footscray, Victoria, 16 January 2017.

Road numbers:

AN1–9, AN11

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1992          

 

Number built:

11

 

Model:

AT46C

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Somerton, Vic.

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3A

 

Traction power:

2863 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

127.5 t

 

Length:

20.9 m

The AN Class entered service with Australian National from 1992 to replace older diesel locomotives. Most of their service involves heavy freight haulage on major lines. AN3 is painted in a special red livery for working The Ghan passenger train between Adelaide and Darwin.