JT42C Class

 

Road numbers:

R1005

 

Operator:

Rio Tinto Aluminium

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2009

 

Number built:

2

 

Model:

JT42C

 

Manufacturer:

Downer EDI

 

Manufacturing location:

Port Augusta, SA

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3C

 

Traction power:

2259 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

128.0 t

 

Length:

20.8 m

Introduced in 2009, two units were built at Port Augusta in South Australia as an updated version of the S Class in operation with Aurizon in Western Australia. R1005 remains in service with Rio Tinto Aluminium at Weipa, located on Cape York in Far North Queensland.