TasRail DQ Class locomotive 2002 outside the Port of Burnie. This unit was originally a Queensland Railways 1502 Class locomotive, 16 November 2015. Photo: Gary Houston, Wikimedia Commons.
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Hutt Railway Workshops
Gracefield, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
TasRail’s DQ Class is comprised of twelve rebuilt former Queensland Railways 1460 and 1502 Class units. Their service in Tasmania began in 1998. The remaining operational units are mostly used on Melba line services, but they also work as shunters in Burnie and Devonport.