Contributions by michaelgreenhill
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||Clyde Engineering - Rosewater, South Australia|
|Number in database||10|
|Date||20 Jan 2016 11:54|
|Previous name||BL Class (SA, Diesel)|
|New name||BL Class|
|Date||24 May 2014 12:25|
|Previous name||BL class|
|New name||BL Class (SA, Diesel)|
|New description||Built for Australian National in Rosewater (SA) following the success of the NSW 81 Class, the BL Class were purchased for interstate freight on both broad and standard gauge lines. The entire class passed first to National Rail and later Pacific National, and continued to be used on interstate intermodal and steel traffic, as well as The Overland. The class is split between Victoria and NSW, with the Victorian units used on Long Island steel traffic as well as export and domestic broad gauge grain. The NSW units typically see service on bulk freight such as ore, coal, cement and grain. Source: [url=http://trackside.wordpress.com/emd/]Trackside[/url]|
|Date||26 Jan 2014 22:05|
|Digital asset URL||http://www.railsa.org/motive-power/diesel-locomotives/bl-class/|
|Digital asset title||BL Class | RailSA|
|Number in database||10|
|Operational||9||BL26 BL27 BL28 BL29 BL30 BL31 BL32 BL33 BL34|
|Road number||Gauge||Status||Last owner||Last operator / caretaker|
|BL26||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL27||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL28||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL29||Broad1600mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL30||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL31||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL32||Broad1600mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL33||Standard1435mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL34||Broad1600mm||Operational||Pacific National||Pacific National|
|BL35||Standard1435mm||Stored||Pacific National||Pacific National|
Please note - in the case of scrapped, renumbered or rebuilt locomotives, the last operator or owner is listed.
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