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Whilst a handful of the class were sold to Tranz Rail (New Zealand) along with their 1460 Class cousins, the 1502 class weathered the initial mass-withdrawals faced by their predecessors. The majority of the class soldiered on until 1999 when they were set aside, replaced by 2260 Class units.
Six 1502 class were rebuilt using standard gauge bogies from 49 Class locomotives to form the 423 Class between 2002 and 2005. These locomotives were destined for use on NSW coal traffic for Interail, the interstate arm of Queensland Rail (formed by the purchase of Northern Rivers Railroad).
A large portion of the class has been sold to South American interests for rebuilding and use in Chile, and this has been detailed below.
We identify rebuilt and renumbered locomotives from this class as well as other classes with similar mechanical configurations and present those classes below.
|Manufactured by||Commonwealth Engineering, Eagle Farm, Queensland|
|Number in database||29|
|Number in database||29|
|Rebuilt||10||1502 1504 1507 1508 1518 1520 1521 1522 1524 1526|
|Sold Overseas||15||1506 1509 1510 1511 1512 1515 1516 1517 1519 1523 1525 1527 1528 1529 1530|
|Road number||Gauge||Status||Last owner||Last operator / caretaker|
|1502||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1503||Narrow1067mm||Scrapped||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1504||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1505||Narrow1067mm||Scrapped||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1506||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1507||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1508||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1509||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1510||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1511||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1512||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1513||Narrow1067mm||Renumbered||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1514||Narrow1067mm||Renumbered||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1515||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1516||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1517||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1518||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1519||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1520||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1521||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1522||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1523||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1524||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1525||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
|1526||Narrow1067mm||Rebuilt||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1527||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1528||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1529||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||QR National||Queensland Railways|
|1530||Narrow1067mm||Sold Overseas||Queensland Railways||Queensland Railways|
Please note - in the case of scrapped, renumbered or rebuilt locomotives, the last operator or owner is listed.
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