NGR (New Generation Rollingstock)   

NGR Set 702 arriving at Wulkuraka during a test run to Ipswich as train H5E1, 10 January 2017. Photo: QR, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

DMA3701–75, DMB8701–75, MA5701–75, MB6701–75, TA4701–75, TB7701–75

 

Set numbers:

701–75

 

Operator:

Queensland Rail

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2017

 

Number built:

450

 

Manufacturer:

Bombardier Transportation

 

Manufacturing location:

Savli, India

 

Weight:

260.0 t per six-car train

 

Length:

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)

 

Seats:

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.