DFZ Class

 

Australian Railroad Group locomotive DFZ2401, Thornlie, Western Australia, 3 September 2009. Photo: DBZ2313, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

DFZ2401–7

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2008

 

Number built:

7

 

Model:

GTL22CU

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering/Queensland Rail

 

Manufacturing location:

Redbank, Qld

 

Engine:

EMD 645E3C

 

Traction power:

1678 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

94.5 t

 

Length:

17.0 m

The DFZ Class units were reclassified from the Queensland 2300 Class when transferred to Western Australia from 2007 to 2011. Most members of the class are now stored at Forrestfield in Perth.