K Class

 

Coote Industrial locomotives K206 and K205, Broken Hill, New South Wales, 14 July 2009.

Road numbers:

K201, K208–9

 

Operator:

SCT Logistics

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1966

 

Number built:

10

 

Model:

Unknown

 

Manufacturer:

English Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Rocklea, Qld

 

Engine:

EE 12CSVT

 

Traction power:

1339 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

109.8 t

 

Length:

16.7 m

The K Class were introduced by the Western Australian Government Railways in 1966 for service on standard gauge tracks. They were used in a range of duties, including hauling ore trains and interstate freight trains. K208 continues to operate as a shunter at Forrestfield in Perth.