J Class

 

Southern Shorthaul Railroad diesel locomotives J103 and J102 at Newport hauling a short trip train from Altona into the Port of Melbourne, Victoria, 13 May 2008. Photo: Marcus Wong Wongm, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

J102–3

 

Operator:

SCT Logistics

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1966

 

Number built:

5

 

Model:

G6B

 

Manufacturer:

Clyde Engineering

 

Manufacturing location:

Granville, NSW

 

Engine:

EMD 567C

 

Traction power:

447 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Bo-Bo

 

Weight:

65.0 t

 

Length:

13.0 m

Five members of the J Class entered service with the Western Australian Government Railways for standard gauge shunting work. Two were later reclassified as the FJ Class. J102 and J103 continue shunting work at Parkes in New South Wales.