P Class

 

P2501 and DBZ2308, Albany, Western Australia, 10 October 2009.

Road numbers:

P2501–17

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1989

 

Number built:

17

 

Model:

CM25-8

 

Manufacturer:

Goninan/General Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Bassendean, WA

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

1827 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

100.5 t

 

Length:

18.9 m

The P Class was the first General Electric locomotive class to see service in Western Australia. They are used in mineral and grain traffic. All members of the class are named after shires in Western Australia.