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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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