MP27CN Class

 

CBH class locomotives CBH001, Yilliminning, and CBH002, Mooterdine, at the CBH Group collection point at Cranbrook, Western Australia, 7 September 2012. Photo: Daryle Phillips 2012, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

CBH001–11, CBH023–5

 

Operator:

CBH Group

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2012

 

Number built:

14

 

Model:

MP27CN

 

Manufacturer:

Motive Power Inc.

 

Manufacturing location:

Boise, Idaho, USA

 

Engine:

Cummins QSK60

 

Traction power:

1864 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

98.5 t

 

Length:

18.5 m

The MP27CN Class locomotives are used for grain haulage on narrow gauge tracks with the CBH Group in Western Australia. They were designed and built in the United States by Motive Power Incorporated, a subsidiary of Wabtec Corporation. The first eleven entered service in 2012 and a further three in 2015.