PA Class

 

Road numbers:

PA2819

 

Operator:

Aurizon

 

Gauge:

1067 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1996

 

Number built:

1

 

Model:

CM30-8

 

Manufacturer:

Goninan/General Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Bohle, Qld

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

2379 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

116.7 t

 

Length:

20.5 m

The only member of its class, this unit entered service as Queensland Rail’s 2800 Class member 2819. It spent some time on standard gauge lines before it was converted back to narrow gauge, transferred to Western Australia and reclassified as the PA Class.