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700 Class Mainline locomotives

ARG liveried 704 and AN liveried 843 combine to lift 2E52 stone train over the Commercial Road Viaduct in suburban Port Adelaide. Note the distinctive exhaust trails  behind the two ALCo products.


Introduced: 1971

Builder: Goodwin ALCO Sydney

Gauge: Broad and Standard

Wheel arrangement: C0-C0

Length (Over coupler faces):18.67m

Weight: 112t

Engine: Alco 12-251C

Generator: AEI TG-5301

Traction Motors: AEI 165

Tractive Effort: 389kW

Max Speed: 112km/h

Preserved: Nil

In Service: 5 (of the original 6. 702 destroyed by fire)