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With the ability to operate on any of South Australia's three major track gauges, the 830 Class were unequivocally the most versatile locomotives operated by the South Australian Railways. They were used on virtually every type of train service throughout the state, and the majority of the class remain in operation today.
A total of forty four 830 Class were built by A. E. Goodwin for the South Australian Railways between 1959 and 1966. Based on the successful DL531 model built for the NSWGR as the 48 Class, the 830 Class were saw use on the narrow, standard and broad gauge traffic in South Australia. As well as South Australia, a number of members of the class were relocated to Tasmania under the direction of Australian National, although this did not prove to be a successful move, with most of the class returned to SA or scrapped in Tasmania. AN also modified a number of the class to be suitable for Driver Only Operation (DOO) to improve the efficiency of shunting and trip train working (with the modified units being called the "DA Class"). Two of the class were sold to Silverton to compliment their existing fleet of similar DL531 units (see below), while the remainder of the class were sold to Australian Southern Railroad (now Genesee & Wyoming Australia) in the late 1990's.
Today, the surviving members of the class are split between G&WA and Engenco, while three former ATN Access units are owned by Pacific National, while 852 (formerly owned by QRNational/ARG) is now in the care of Junee Railway Workshops for eventual lease service.
We identify rebuilt and renumbered locomotives from this class as well as other classes with similar mechanical configurations and present those classes below.
|Manufactured by||A.E. Goodwin - Sydney, New South Wales|
|Number in database||45|
|Tractive effort||725kW / 970HP|
|Number in database||45|
|Operational||10||846 848 850 851 852 859 864 869 872 873|
|Preserved - Operational||1||866|
|Rebuilt||7||830 832 835 836 839 849 874|
|Scrapped||14||834 837 840 853 854 855 856 858 860 861 862 867 868 870|
|Stored||12||831 833 838 841 842 843 844 845 847 863 865 871|
|Road number||Gauge||Status||Last owner||Last operator / caretaker|
|830||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Australian National||Australian National|
|831||Broad1600mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|832||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|833||Standard1435mm||Stored||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|835||Standard1435mm||Rebuilt||Australian Railroad Group||Australian Railroad Group|
|836||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Australian National||Australian National|
|838||Standard1435mm||Stored||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|839||Standard1435mm||Rebuilt||Australian National||Australian National|
|841||Broad1600mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|842||Narrow1067mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|843||Broad1600mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|844||Broad1600mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|846||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|847||Narrow1067mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|848||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|849||Broad1600mm||Rebuilt||Australian National||Australian National|
|850||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|851||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|852||Standard1435mm||Operational||Junee Railway Workshops||QUBE Logistics|
|856||Narrow1067mm||Scrapped||Silverton Tramway||Silverton Tramway|
|857||Narrow1067mm||Renumbered||Australian National||Australian National|
|859||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|862||Narrow1067mm||Scrapped||Silverton Tramway||Silverton Tramway|
|863||Standard1435mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|864||Standard1435mm||Operational||QUBE Logistics||QUBE Logistics|
|865||Narrow1067mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|866||Narrow1067mm||Preserved - Operational||Don River Railway, Devonport||Don River Railway, Devonport|
|868||Standard1435mm||Scrapped||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|870||Narrow1067mm||Scrapped||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|871||Narrow1067mm||Stored||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|872||Standard1435mm||Operational||QUBE Logistics||QUBE Logistics|
|873||Narrow1067mm||Operational||Genesee & Wyoming Australia||Genesee & Wyoming Australia|
|874||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Australian Railroad Group||Australian Railroad Group|
Please note - in the case of scrapped, renumbered or rebuilt locomotives, the last operator or owner is listed.
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