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1150 Class


Type
Diesel-Electric
Introduced
1952
Number in class
13
Manufacturer
GE, USA (1150-1159) 
Goninan, Broadmeadow (1160-1162)
Gauge
Narrow
Axles
Co-Co 
Length
17.09 m
Mass
90 t
Engine
Cooper Bessemer FVL12T
Generator
GE GT587
Traction motors
GE 756
Power
820 kW / 1100 HP
Tractive effort
263 / 138 kN
Speed
80 / 17 km/h

The 1150 class (formerly the 1300, and before that, 1210, class) were the first mainline diesels on the QR network. They were initially used on the North Coast and Toowoomba lines, and later moved to Townsville.

Locomotive numbers: 1150-1162

 

 No.  Location/Owner  Status  Notes
1150  Townsville 

ARHS North Qld
 Unknown   
 1159The Workshops Rail Museum

QR Heritage 
Stored 1159 is waiting to be restored at the Workshops Rail Museum

 
LocoIn ServiceStatus
115011/1952Preserved - operational
115111/1952Scrapped
115212/1952Scrapped
115311/1952Scrapped
115411/1952Scrapped
115511/1952Scrapped
115612/1952Scrapped
11571/1953Scrapped
11582/1953Scrapped
11592/1953Preserved
11604/1956Scrapped
11616/1956Scrapped
11626/1956Scrapped
 
 
 
1159 at the The Workshops Rail Museum
1157 at Mayne Loco Depot in February 1978
Photo by Larry Matters
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