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The 1620 class was a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Railways between 1967 and 1969.
The 1620 class locomotives are similar to the New Zealand Railways DI class, also built at the Rocklea works.
Queensland Railways 1620 class Wikipedia
The 1620 class was an evolution of the 1600 class being fitted with a hood nose. They operated in Central and North Queensland as well as hauling commuter trains in Brisbane. The class was withdrawn in the mid 1990's with some sold to John Holland and exported to Malaysia and The Philippines.
Six have been preserved:1620 retained as part of the Queensland Rail Heritage Fleet at the Workshops Rail Museum, North Ipswich, restored for main line operation
1632 by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway, Gympie, leased to Walkers Limited, Maryborough
1639 by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway, Gympie
1649 by the Mary Valley Heritage Railway, Gympie
1650 by the Australian Railway Historical Society, stored at Redbank Railway Workshops
1651 at Redbank Workshops