The V/Line RTL class is a road-rail locomotive, capable of operating on both road and rail. It was basically a truck with retractable rail wheels. Built by Western Star Trucks in the United States, the rail equipment was provided by Brandt Industries of Canada.
It was to be the first of three for V/Line Freight, but the other two were never completed. It was purchased for short-haul duties on grain lines. It began tests in January 1996 on the Dookie and Cobram lines. In 1999/2000 it was used to haul log trains between Bairnsdale and Sale on the Gippsland line. Numbered RTL1, it was registered MVO782. It was included in the sale of V/Line Freight to Freight Australia receiving a custom plate of MVORTL. It was included in the sale of Freight Australia to Pacific National.