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CLP 10 CLP 11 CLP 12 CLP 13 CLP 14 CLP 15 CLP 16 CLP 17
Class:CLCLP/CLF
Builder:Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW.MK Australia
Introduced:19701993
Number in Class:177 (CLF)
10 (CLP)
Model:AT26CAT26C-2M (CLF)
AT26HC-2M (CLP)
Wheel Arrangement:Co-CoCo-Co
Engine:Manufacture:GM EMDGM EMD
-Model:645 E316-645E3C
Cylinders:Number:V16 (two stroke) 
-Bore & stroke:9 1/16 in. x 10 in. 
Horsepower:3300/30003300
Traction Motors:Number:6 
-Model:GM EMD D77GM EMD D78
Generator:GM EMD AR10GM EMD AR10A7-D14
Gear ratio:58:19 
Tractive EffortStarting:98,700 lbs 
-Continuous:60,634 at 14.9 mph 
Length:67 ft. 3 in.19.58m
Maximum Axle Load:21 tons 
Total weight:122 tons129 tonne (CLF)
131 tonne (CLP)
Fuel Capacity:2,500 gallons 
Maximum Speed:96.3 mph130 km/h (CLF)
140 km/h (CLP)
HEP units: 2 Cummins

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CL 1 -- John Gorton -- CLP 15 -- Kokatha

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
6.2.1970Named John Gorton at ceremony at Clyde Engineering.
9.2.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.69/693
25.2.1970Headed the inaugral Indian Pacific between Port Pirie and Kalgoorlie.
31.7.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 15.
14.12.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 15 named Kokatha.
22.2.1997Badly damaged by fire in collision at Mt.Christie.
-Written off.

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CL 2 -- CLF 1 -- City of Whyalla -- 3001

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
9.3.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/694
16.9.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 1.
10.6.1993Ran trial trip out of MK's Whyalla complex as CLF 1.
17.6.1993Named City of Whyalla at a ceremony held a MK plant.
19.6.1993Ran first reveue goods ex Whyalla.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3001". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 3 -- CLP 13 -- Nukunu -- 3013

CLP13 CLP17 and ALF22 1.8.1998

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
20.4.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/695
19.7.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 13.
11.11.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 13 named Nukunu.
-Repainted in Australia Southern Railway livery.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3013". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CLP14

CL 4 -- CLP 14 -- Barngarla -- 3014

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
22.5.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/696
17.4.1987Hit by GM 47/GM 46 which had run away from Stirling North. GM 5/CL 4/AL 19, were stabled at the refueling point.
19.7.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 14.
19.11.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 14 named Barngarla.
-Repainted in Australia Southern Railway livery.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3014". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 5 -- CLF 4 -- 3004

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
16.7.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/697
26.10.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 4.
11.8.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLF 4.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3004". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 6 -- CLF 6 -- 3006

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
9.11.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/734
15.1.1991GM 22/CL 6 collided with GM 7.
1988Modified to work with on-train refueling test wagon ATEL 409.
7.12.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 6.
6.9.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLF 6.
By 4.2002Sent to Western Australia for use on regular services. [cp 5.2002].
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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19.4.1987 Peterborough CL7

CL 7 -- CLF 3 -- 3003

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
26.11.1970Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.70/735
12.10.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 3.
20.7.1993Left Whyalla after rebuild as CLF 3.
29.8.1999Reentered service after major overhaul and repainting in Australia Southern Railway livery.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3003". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 8 -- CLP 17 -- Arabana -- 3016

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
15.1.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/736
1982Involved in a smash at Nurina in Western Australia.
11.8.1982Sent to Clyde, Rosewater plant, South Australia for repair.
23.12.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 17 named Arabana.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3016". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 9 -- Gough Whitlam -- CLP 8 -- City of Port Augusta -- 3009

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
18.3.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/737
12.4.1975Named Gough Whitlam at the turning of the first sod of the Tarcoola to Alice Springs standard gauge line.
13.1.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 8.
17.9.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 8 named City of Port Augusta.
-Repainted in Australia Southern Railway livery.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3009". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 10 -- CLP 16 -- Murunitja -- 3015

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
23.4.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/738
14.12.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 16 named Murunitja.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3015". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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CLF2

CL 11 -- CLF 2 -- 3002

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
10.6.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/739
12.9.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 2.
9.7.1993Left Whyalla after being rebuilt as CLF 2.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3002". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 12 -- CLF 5 -- 3005

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
6.7.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/740
1988Modified to work with on-train refueling test wagon ATEL 409.
9.11.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 5.
11.8.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLF 5.
16.2.2000Suffered an engine fire near Mitcham.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3005". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "Genesee and Wyoming Australia". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 13 -- CLP 9 -- Wiljakali -- 3009

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
12.8.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/741
29.1.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 9.
12.10.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 9 named Wiljakali.
5.2003Fitted with a ZTR microprocessor unit. [cp 5.2003]
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3009". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 14 -- Charlie Jones -- CLP 11 -- Kaurna -- 3011

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
16.12.1971Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/754
12.4.1975Named Charlie Jones (Minister of Transport) at the turning of the first sod of the Tarcoola to Alice Springs standard gauge line.
1987Fitted with Air conditioning.
1988Modified to work with on-train refueling test wagon ATEL 409.
21.6.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 11.
29.10.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 11 named Kaurna.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3011". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 15 -- CLP 12 -- Ngadjuri

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
21.1.1972Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.71/755
24.6.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 12.
4.11.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 12 named Ngadjuri.
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 16 -- CLF 7 -- 3007

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
1.3.1972Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.72/756
28.12.1992To MK for rebuilt as CLF 7.
28.8.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLF 7.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3007". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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CL 17 -- William McMahon -- CLP 10 -- Mirning -- 3010

Diesel locomotive with Co-Co wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
16.6.1972Entered service on Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW, builder No.72/757
6.10.1972Named William McMahon at the opening of the Port Augusta to Whyalla line.
2.2.1993To MK for rebuilt as CLP 13.
29.10.1993Accepted by Australian National after rebuild as CLP 10 named Mirning.
2004ARG recoded and numbered the unit "3010". [cp 7.2004]
2006Following sale of "Australian Rail Group" this locomotive transferred to "QRN - West". [cp 5.2006]

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