LDP Class

 

QR National locomotives LDP009 and LDP001 with a Down intermodal freight approaching Sandgate, New South Wales, 29 April 2012.

Road numbers:

LDP001–9

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2008

 

Number built:

20

 

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

Built by Downer EDI, the LDP Class were formerly part of Progress Rail’s fleet, but were purchased by Pacific National in 2019. Three of the original LDP Class members were reclassified as TT Class units, while another two were reclassified as SSR Class and six as 83 Class. The remaining units are in service working interstate freight trains, mainly between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.