BRM class

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BRM class
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-Electric
Builder Australia Southern Shorthaul Railroad, Bendigo Workshops
Model GT26C
Build date 2012-2013
Total produced 2
Configuration Co-Co
Gauge Standard 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length 18.4 m (60 ft 4 in)
Locomotive weight 140 tonnes (310,000 lb)
Prime mover EMD 16-645E3C
Performance figures
Maximum speed 115 km/h (71 mph)
Power output 2,461 kW (3,300 hp)
Operator(s) Consolidated Rail Leasing
Class BRM
Number in class 2
Number(s) BRM001-BRM002
Delivered 2012-2013
First run 2012
Current owner Consolidated Rail Leasing

The BRM class is a diesel electric locomotive designed and built in-house by Southern Shorthaul Railroad in Australia. It is similar in design to the VL class built by Avteq for Chicago Freight Car Leasing Australia. Features include Wabtec Fastbrake and QES3 traction control.[1]


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