GWN Class

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Description

Genesee & Wyoming Australia (G&WA) purchased five GT42CU-AC narrow gauge units for use on the Whyalla iron ore tramway, to replace a variety of older motive power currently used on these trains.

Datasheet

Introduced 2013
Wheel arrangement Co-Co
Manufactured by EDI Rail - Maryborough, Queensland
Traction type Diesel-Electric
Number in database 5
Length 22.0 metres
Weight 120 tonnes
Production model GT42CU-AC
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Fleet status

Road number Gauge Status Last owner Last operator / caretaker
GWN001 Narrow1067mm Operational Genesee & Wyoming Australia Genesee & Wyoming Australia
GWN002 Narrow1067mm Operational Genesee & Wyoming Australia Genesee & Wyoming Australia
GWN003 Narrow1067mm Operational Genesee & Wyoming Australia Genesee & Wyoming Australia
GWN004 Narrow1067mm Operational Genesee & Wyoming Australia Genesee & Wyoming Australia
GWN005 Narrow1067mm Operational Genesee & Wyoming Australia Genesee & Wyoming Australia

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