QBX Class

 

QBX003 and QBX006, Port Kembla, New South Wales, 9 December 2017.

Road numbers:

QBX001–6

 

Operator:

Qube Logistics

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2016

 

Number built:

6

 

Model:

SDA1

 

Manufacturer:

CSR Ziyang Locomotive Company

 

Manufacturing location:

Ziyang, Sichuan, China

 

Engine:

MTU Freidrichshafen 20V4000R43L

 

Traction power:

3000 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

134.0 t

 

Length:

21.1 m

These six units were built in China and are the same type as the CSR Class locomotives in service with Specialised Container Transport. After arrival in Australia they were stored for some time awaiting accreditation. The QBX Class is now in service with Qube Logistics.