5000 Class

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Description

Purchased by Queensland Rail to enter the lucrative Hunter Valley coal market, these locomotives are outclassed only by their younger cousins (the 5020 Class) as being the heaviest locomotives outside of the Pilbara.

Datasheet

Introduced 2005
Wheel arrangement Co-Co
Manufactured by United Goninan - Broadmeadow, NSW
Traction type Diesel-Electric
Number in database 12
Length 22.00 metres
Weight 176.0 tonnes
Tractive effort 4020hp
Production model C40aci
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Fleet status

Road number Gauge Status Last owner Last operator / caretaker
5001 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5002 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5003 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5004 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5005 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5006 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5007 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5008 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5009 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5010 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5011 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon
5012 Standard1435mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon

Please note - in the case of scrapped, renumbered or rebuilt locomotives, the last operator or owner is listed.

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