|Type and origin|
|Builder||Southern Shorthaul Railroad, Bendigo Workshops|
|Gauge||Standard 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Locomotive weight||140 tonnes (310,000 lb)|
|Prime mover||EMD 16-645E3C|
|Alternator||Electro-Motive Division 710|
|Traction motors||Electro-Motive Division D78|
|Maximum speed||115 km/h (71 mph)|
|Power output||2,461 kW (3,300 hp)|
|Operator(s)||Consolidated Rail Leasing|
|Number in class||2|
|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 an evolution of the VL class built by Avteq for Chicago Freight Car Leasing Australia. Features include Wabtec Fastbrake and QES3 traction control.
- "Southern Shorthaul Railroad - Wagon and Locomotive Manufacture, Maintenance and Operations". Railway Technology. 2012.
- "Feature Vehicle: The Consolidated Rail Leasing BRM Class locomotives" Railway Digest June 2013 page 44