GL Class

 

CFCLA locomotive GL110 with a train of SQKF copper wagons at Goobang Junction, near Parkes, New South Wales, 3 July 2012.

Road numbers:

GL101–12

 

Operator:

CFCL Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2003

 

Number built:

12

 

Model:

C30-Mmi

 

Manufacturer:

Goninan/General Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Broadmeadow, NSW

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

2379 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

132.0 t

 

Length:

17.4 m

The twelve members of the GL Class were constructed using the frames, bogies and other parts of former New South Wales 442 Class units. They entered service in 2003 and 2004. The GL Class units are used in freight service, mostly in New South Wales but also interstate. GL102 and GL106 are lased to Linx Rail Services.