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Qube locomotives QL009 and QL002 with an Up freight, Woodford, New South Wales, 4 December 2021.

QL Class

Road numbers:

QL001–12

 

Operator:

Qube Logistics

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2021

 

Number built:

12

 

Model:

C44aci

 

Manufacturer:

UGL

 

Manufacturing location:

Broadmeadow, NSW

 

Engine:

7FDL-16EFI

 

Traction power:

3364 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

134.0 t

 

Length:

22.0 m

Twelve QL Class locomotives were ordered by Qube Logistics, with all entering service in 2021. Built by UGL using the C44aci model that has become common on Australian railways, they are used on Qube freight services.