GWA Class

 

Road numbers:

GWA001–10

 

Operator:

Genesee & Wyoming Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2011

 

Number built:

10

 

Model:

GT46C-Ace

 

Manufacturer:

Downer EDI

 

Manufacturing location:

Cardiff, NSW

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3C

 

Traction power:

3207 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

133.5 t

 

Length:

20.8 m

Genesee and Wyoming’s GWA Class mostly operate interstate freight services between Adelaide and Darwin. All ten members of the class entered service in 2011 and 2012.

GWA001 as part of a southbound freight train departing Alice Springs, 5 October 2019.