PA class (diesel, WA)

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From 2006, former narrow gauge unit 2819 spent a period working for QRNational as a standard gauge loco. In 2010 it was transferred to QRN subsidiary ARG in WA and was converted back to narrow gauge (1067mm). It was classified PA and retained its number.

The 2800 class is a GE model CM30-8 with a maximum speed of 110km/h. It is fitted with a GE 7FDL12 engine rated at 3190 flywheel bhp 2380kW and delivering 3000hp 2240kW into the GE GMG192H1 alternator for traction. Six GE 761-ANR-2 DC traction motors are fitted. It is a double-cab hood type loco.

Sources include Locopage database


Introduced 2010
Wheel arrangement Co-Co
Manufactured by United Goninan - Townsville, Queensland
Traction type Diesel-Electric
Number in database 1
Length 21416mm
Weight 116t
Tractive effort 417kN start, 266kN cont @ 26km/h
Axle load 19t
Production model CM30-8
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Fleet status

Road number Gauge Status Last owner Last operator / caretaker
PA2819 Narrow1067mm Operational Aurizon Aurizon

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