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Victorian Railways P class Diesel Electric Locomotive

These units started life, as a first series T class unit, rebuilt by the PTC of Victoria (V/line) for intercity passenger workings.

P13 stands in Platform 3 at Spencer Street with a Bacchus Marsh bound passenger. August 02 Photo: Nicholas Michalak

 

Original owner: Victorian Railways (govt. owned)

Current owner: Freight Australia/ V/line passenger

Entered service: 1984

Builder: Clyde engineering and Martin and King

Gauge: Broad (53)

Wheel arrangement: Bo-Bo

Engine: EMD 8-645E1

Model: G-18B

Power output: 820kW

Weight: 76t

Length: 14.5m

Max. Speed: 114kmp/h

No. Series: P11-P23

In service (Dec 2002):8 - P11, P12, P13 P19, P20, P21, P22, P23      

TOTAL: 8

Preserved: 0