“GL Class – Technical Overview” October 2003, Motive Power (Australian Publication)

The “GL” class was developed from a need to supply a low cost 3000hp dual cab locomotive for the CFCLA lease fleet. To meet the need, surplus C30-7A locomotives in the United States of America were identified to provide the engine and propulsion kit to be installed into a package that would meet the rolling stock outline of Australian Railway standard gauge.

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