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1460 Class

Type Diesel-Electric
Introduced 1964
Number in class 42
Manufacturer Comeng, Rocklea; for Clyde Engineering, Eagle Farm
Gauge Narrow
Axles Co-Co
Length 16.26 m
Mass 92 t
Engine EMD 12-567C
Generator EMD D25
Traction motors EMD D29
Power 977 kW / 1310 HP
Tractive effort 242 / 187 kN
Speed 80 / 12 km/h
 

The 1460 class spent most of their time on freight services in the southeastern area of Queensland, being based in Brisbane, as well as on the north coast line. Some were also used to haul phosphate from the Phosphate Hill mine. Many were sold to New Zealand (with nine continuing on to ATN as the 2000 class), while a couple of others went to South Africa.

 Locomotive Numbers: 1460-1501

 No.  Location/Owner  Status  Notes
 1461

The Workshops Rail Museum

QR Heritage

Undergoing restoration  1461 is waiting to be restored at The Workshops Rail Museum
 
 
LocoIn ServiceStatus
14604/1964Sold to New Zealand
14615/1964Preserved
14625/1964Sold to New Zealand
14636/1964Scrapped
14647/1964Scrapped
14657/1964Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2006
14668/1964Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2010
14679/1964Sold to New Zealand
14689/1964Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2005
14699/1964Scrapped
147010/1964Scrapped
147110/1964Scrapped
147211/1964Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2008
147311/1964Sold to New Zealand
147412/1964Scrapped
14751/1965Sold to NZ then to ATN as QR2056
14763/1965Scrapped
14773/1965Sold to NZ then to ATN as QR2062
14784/1965Scrapped
14794/1965Scrapped
14805/1965Scrapped
14816/1965Sold to New Zealand
14826/1965Scrapped
14837/1965Scrapped
148411/1965Sold to South Africa
148511/1965Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2007
148612/1965Scrapped
148712/1965Scrapped
148812/1965Sold to New Zealand
14891/1966Sold to New Zealand
14901/1966Scrapped
14912/1966Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2009
14922/1966Scrapped
14933/1966Sold to NZ then to ATN as QR2102
14943/1966Sold to South Africa
14954/1966Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2011
14964/1966Scrapped
14975/1966Sold to NZ then to ATN as 2012
14986/1966Scrapped
14996/1966Sold to New Zealand
15007/1966Sold to New Zealand
15018/1966Sold to New Zealand
 
1461 at The Workshops Rail Museum, July 2009

Fresh from overhaul at the Redbank Workshops Del 1483 Mayne June 1973
Photo by Larry Matters

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