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S Class Co-Co diesel electric

The S class were the Victorian Railways equivalent of the NSW 42 class, itself a development from the original Commonwealth Railways GM class. They are rated at 1800 horsepower, with a total weight of 114 tons, being slightly lighter than the NSW units. The NSW units were also downrated in pwer, although they had the same GM EMD power unit.


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  • Date : 8 Nov 1997, catalogued 27 Nov 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
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  • Description : S301 and A70 have a face-to-face, nose-to-nose conversation at Geelong Loco. A70 wins the beauty competition.


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  • Date : 13:51 on 8 Nov 1997, catalogued 27 Nov 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
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  • Description : S307 at Geelong Loco


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  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 09 May 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : print
  • Description : S313 (with R711 attached behind) shunt back off their train at Wodonga, having just brought a train full of enthusiasts up to meet the Millenium Aurora arriving from Albury.

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