FQ Class

 

Locomotive FQ02 at the passenger railway terminal, Darwin, Northern Territory, 28 September 2017.

Road numbers:

FQ01–4

 

Operator:

One Rail Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2003

 

Number built:

4

 

Model:

GT46C

 

Manufacturer:

Downer EDI

 

Manufacturing location:

Port Augusta, SA

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3B

 

Traction power:

2863 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

134.0 t

 

Length:

20.8 m

Four FQ Class locomotives entered service in 2003, based on the earlier Q Class, which are now in service with Aurizon. They were obtained for service on the new standard gauge line from Adelaide to Darwin, and they continue in freight service on this line. FQ01 and FQ02 are painted with Aboriginal art designs.