XRB Class

 

Cabless slave unit XRB561 at the South Dynon motive power centre, Melbourne, 12 June 2006. Photo: Marcus Wong, Wikimedia Commons.

Road numbers:

XRB560–2

 

Operator:

Pacific National

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2006

 

Number built:

3

 

Model:

GT26C

 

Manufacturer:

Pacific National

 

Manufacturing location:

Dynon, Vic.

 

Engine:

EMD 645E3C

 

Traction power:

2237 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

124.0 t

 

Length:

17.4 m

The XRB Class were built as cabless ‘slave’ units and could only be used in combination with other locomotives. They are similar to the XR Class. All three XRB Class units are currently stored at Port Augusta in South Australia.