CD Class

 

Road numbers:

CD4301–3

 

Operator:

Fortescue Metals Group

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1989

 

Number built:

8

 

Model:

CM40-8M

 

Manufacturer:

Goninan/General Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Bassendean, WA

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

2983 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

195.0 t

 

Length:

19.8 m

These former Rio Tinto/Robe River units were purchased by Fortescue Metals Group in 2021 after service with CFCL Australia since 2013, and transferred back to Western Australia. They have previously been used in a range of duties.