The diesel era in Queensland began during the early 1950’s to replace an aging steam fleet. Through archive and more recent footage we take a look at the first generation of main line diesels across the State up to the 2600 class built from 1983.
Areas covered include: Brisbane Suburban, Toowoomba line, North Coast line, Gladstone/Rockhampton,
Longreach line, Mackay, Bowen, Townsville, Mt Isa line, Cairns region.
Locomotive classes include:-
1150*, 1200, 1400, 1170,1450, 1250, 1600, 1460/1502, 1270,1700, 1720, DH, 1300, 2100, 1550, 2350 & 2600.
(* Still shots only)
Running Time:- 1hr 12min (approx.)