DL Class

 

DL40, Central station, Sydney, 25 September 2010.

Road numbers:

DL38–DL47, DL49–50

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1988

 

Number built:

15

 

Model:

AT42C

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Kelso, NSW

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3

 

Traction power:

2259 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

121.5 t

 

Length:

18.5 m

Fifteen DL Class units entered service with Australian National from 1988 to 1990. They have been used in a wide range of freight duties and also as assistant engines on the Indian Pacific passenger train between Sydney and Adelaide.