HL Class

 

HL203 attaching to a heritage train, Thirlmere, New South Wales, 5 March 2016.

Road numbers:

HL203

 

Operator:

Watco Western Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1969

 

Number built:

1

 

Model:

J26C

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Granville, NSW

 

Engine:

EMD 645E

 

Traction power:

1491 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

109.7 t

 

Length:

17.2 m

HL203 entered service with the Department of Railways in New South Wales in 1969 as 422 Class member 42203. It was sold to CFCL Australia in 2001 and was renumbered HL203. Watco Western Australia purchased it in 2016 for use in Western Australia.