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1700 Class




 Locomotive numbers: 1700-1711
 
Type
Diesel-Electric
Introduced
1963
Number in class
12
Manufacturer
Comeng, Rocklea; for Clyde Engineering, Eagle Farm
Gauge
Narrow
Axles
Co-Co 
Length
13.36 m
Mass
59 t
Engine
EMD 8-567CR
Generator
EMD D25E
Traction motors
EMD CD36
Power
652 kW / 875 HP
Tractive effort
180 / 153 kN
Speed
80 / 11 km/h
Locomotive Numbers: 1700-1711
The 1700 class are Clyde's equivalent of the 1600/1620 classes, and started off being used as branchline locos, based at Roma. Later, they were used as shunters in the Brisbane area. Their numbers are slowly declining, and the scrapping of most of the remainder of the class has now taken place.
An interesting point is that some "Trekkies" are concerned about the fate of 1701-D - a.k.a. the "Enterprise", which was among those locos scrapped.
 
 Preserved Locomotives
 
 1707

Box Flat

Queensland Diesel Restoration Group

 Stored  1707D is currently under restoration at the Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway Depot.

 

 1710 The Workshops Rail Museum  Display  1710 is now used as a Trains Simulator at The Workshops Rail Museum
 
 
 
LocoIn ServiceStatus
17006/1963Scrapped
17017/1963Scrapped
17028/1963Scrapped
17038/1963Scrapped
17048/1963Scrapped
17059/1963Scrapped
17069/1963Scrapped
17079/1963Preserved
17089/1963Scrapped
170910/1963Scrapped
171010/1963Preserved
171111/1963Scrapped
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
1707 at Box Flat in July 2009
1707 at Box Flat December 2010
1710 at The Workshops Rail Museum
 1710

1710
 
 
 
 
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