VL Class

 

VL351, DL43 and DL44, Dubbo, New South Wales, 4 October 2009.

Road numbers:

VL351–62

 

Operator:

CFCL Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm; 1600 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2007

 

 

Number built:

12

Model:

GT26C

 

Manufacturer:

Avteq

 

Manufacturing location:

Sunshine, Vic.

 

Engine:

EMD 645E3C

 

Traction power:

2237 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

130.0 t

 

Length:

17.4 m

The VL Class was built new for CFCL Australia and was based on the XR Class. They have been used in a wide range of freight service in various parts of Australia. All members of the class were named after racehorses.