PHC Class

 

Crawfords Freightlines’ new PHC class locomotives PHC001 and PHC002 with 4190 Sandgate to Botany service, Cowan, New South Wales, 17 April 2016. Photo: Luke Vadekar (Teen O), Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

PHC001–2

 

Operator:

Crawfords Freightlines

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2016

 

Number built:

2

 

Model:

C44aci

 

Manufacturer:

UGL/General Electric

 

Manufacturing location:

Broadmeadow, NSW

 

Engine:

GE 7FDL

 

Traction power:

3248 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

13.4 t (low); 139.2 (high)

 

Length:

20.8 m

These two locomotives entered service with Crawfords Freightlines to operate their container services. They are the only units owned by Crawfords Freightlines. PHC001 is named Carrot and PHC002 is named Spud.