V544 Leads PM9 Specialised Container Transport freight through Mambray Creek, South Australia, 5 August 2007. Photo: Samuel Wittwer, Wikimedia Commons.
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The sole member of its class, V544 is similar to the Q Class in service in Western Australia. Its cab was manufactured at Somerton in Melbourne, while the remainder of the unit was built at Cardiff in New South Wales. V544 has been used on freight service in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. It is now stored at Port Augusta in South Australia.