Southern Shorthaul Railroad locomotives at Lithgow, New South Wales: S302 and B61, with GM22 at left, 9 August 2015.
S302, S306–7, S311–12, S317
Pacific National (S306–7); Southern Shorthaul Railroad (S302, S311–12, S317)
Year of entry into service:
The first S Class diesel locomotives entered service with Victorian Railways in 1957. They were similar to the GM12 Class in service with Commonwealth Railways and the 42 Class in service with the Department of Railways in New South Wales. The S Class proved to be reliable units in both passenger and freight service, and continue to be used by various operators.