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Kuranda Scenic Railway
Title:  Kuranda Scenic Railway
Description:  Kuranda is the final station, therefore the 1734 had to change to the other side of the train for the downhill run.
Photo Date:  10/17/2015  Upload Date: 12/16/2015 4:47:53 AM
Location:  Kuranda, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  QR 1734(UNKNOWN)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Title:  Kuranda Scenic Railway
Description:  A total of 56 class 1720 locomotives were built with the last unit entering service by the end of 1969. Each unit was numbered consecutively from 1720 through to 1775.
Photo Date:  10/17/2015  Upload Date: 12/16/2015 4:47:55 AM
Location:  Kuranda, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  QR 1734(UNKNOWN)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Title:  Kuranda Scenic Railway
Description:  The class 1720 locomotive is relatively lightweight, a total of approximately 60 ton with an approximate 10-ton axle load. This allowed QR to operate them on lightweight branch line or suburban passenger train services. A 745 kW/1000 hp is generated by the units' diesel engine, Model 8- 645E. It is a two-stroke V8 General Motors Engine that has solid fuel injection with blower scavenging. The engine operates at speeds from 315 rpm to 900 rpm.
Photo Date:  10/17/2015  Upload Date: 12/16/2015 4:48:01 AM
Location:  Freshwater, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  QR 1734(UNKNOWN)
Views:  80   Comments: 0


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