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BHP English Electric D1 | by Aussie foamer
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BHP English Electric D1

8 of the 750 D class locomotives powered by an English Electric motor entered service for Australian Iron & Steel from 1950 onwards at Port Kembla.

Majority were withdrawn in the 1980s although D6 and D7 were reactivated in 2004 for a while.

Three survive in preservation, D1 pictured here at the NSW rail Museum at Thirlmere on 21-10-2018.

D6 preserved by Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Railway and

D7 by ARHS Canberra division

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Taken on October 21, 2018