Queensland Railways 2130 class

The 2130 class was a class of diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering, Eagle Farm for Queensland Railways in 1974-1975.

Queensland Railways 2130 class
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderClyde Engineering, Eagle Farm
Serial number74-781 to 74-791
ModelElectro-Motive Diesel GL26AC
Build date1974-1975
Total produced11
Rebuild date2005-2007
Number rebuilt11
 • UICCo-Co
Gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Length18.04 metres
Loco weight97.5 tonnes
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel capacity7,273 litres
Prime moverElectro-Motive Diesel 645E
AspirationRoots blower
GeneratorElectro-Motive Diesel AR10
Traction motorsElectro-Motive Diesel D29
Loco brakeDynamic
Performance figures
Maximum speed80 km/h
Power output1491 kW
OperatorsQueensland Railways
Number in class11
First runJuly 1974
Current ownerAurizon
Disposition11 in service as 2250 class


The 2130 class were an evolution of the 2141 class. They differed by having a flatter roofline to give better clearance when operating under wires. They were financed by the developers of the Saraji coal mine.[1][2][3]

Between 2005 and 2007 all were rebuilt as 2250 class locomotives.[4][5]


  1. ^ Oberg, Leon (1984). Locomotives of Australia 1850s-1980s. Frenchs Forest: Reed Books. pp. 273–274. ISBN 0 730100 05 7.
  2. ^ 2100 Class Queensland's Great Trains
  3. ^ 2130 Class Railpage
  4. ^ Clyde/GM 2100 Class Queensland's Railway Interest Group
  5. ^ 2250 Class Railpage