fortesque locomotive

Locomotive numbers: 6070-6077
Model Number: AC6000CW


6070


Type
Diesel-Electric
Introduced
1999
Number in class
8; 8 in service
Manufacturer
GE, USA
Gauge
Standard
Axles
Co-Co 
Length
23.165 m
Mass
198 t
Engine
GE 7HDL-16A
Alternator
GE 5GMG201
Traction motors
GE 5GEB13
Power
4475 kW / 6000 HP
Tractive effort
890 / 753 kN
Speed
121 km/h

These locos are now the most powerful locomotives in Australia, and will allow BHP to reduce the number of locos/train required for the Newman line.    
Named locomotives:
 6070
Port Hedland
6071
Chichester
6072
Hesta
6073
Fortesque
6074
Kalgan
6075
Newman 
6076
Mount Goldsworthy
6077
Nimingarra

The locos are named after towns and locations in the Pilbara area, and were transferred from the CM36-7M class.
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