NGR (New Generation Rollingstock)
New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) Set 701 with an Ipswich service, Bowen Hills railway station, Brisbane, 14 July 2020.
DMA3701–75, DMB8701–75, MA5701–75, MB6701–75, TA4701–75, TB7701–75
Year of entry into service:
260.0 t per six-car train
25.1 m (DMA: driving motor car, DMB: driving motor car); 24.0 m (TA: trailer car, TB: trailer car); Unknown (MA: intermediate motor car, MB: intermediate motor car with toilet)
454 per six-car train
Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock trains began trials in 2016 and eventually entered service in December 2017. The fleet consists of 75 six-car sets, representing a total of 450 carriages. They are serviced at the new maintenance centre at Wulkuraka (near Ipswich). The New Generation Rollingstock are similar to Adelaide’s 4000 Class trains, and have a maximum speed of 140 km/h.