UPDATE ON EX-QR LOCOS

From Les Bray: Update on locos acquired by South African firms in 2012 ex-Queensland Rail in Australia:

RRL Grindrod:
• 1722 + 1767 + 1772 + 1748 + 1775 + 1768 (1772 is up & running)

• 2600 + 2602 + 2603 + 2606 + 2608 + 2611 (All believe to be running)

• 3 X 3100 (electrics) are to be repaired to work on a contract in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

• It is believed all the 1700 class will be going to work on contract in the DRC, too.

• The 2600 class are to be allocated to various local contracts in South Africa.

African Rail & Traction Services (AR&TS)
(Part of Surtees Rail):
• 2601 + 2604 + 2605 + 2607 + 2609 + 2610 + 2612
All to be used on contracts in South Africa.

Saflog:
• 2111 + 2116 + 2123

• 1739 + 1740 + 1742 + 1757 + 1766 + 1769 + 1721 + 1729
(1742 has been repaired as their number L25)

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