Diesel Locomotives on the Port Lincoln Division

The following is a listing of all diesel locomotives that have worked on the Port Lincoln Division to date, collated from various records. Some of the dates given for units arriving at or leaving Port Lincoln differ slightly from the 'official' dates, but the ones shown here are taken from the Port Lincoln register books, courtesy of Murray Wright. If you have any further additions, changes or corrections, please email me and I will be happy to update the listing.
Last updated 28 Dec 2017

856 at Port Lincoln, late 1975.
Photo: Denis Edlington

Locomotive

To Port Lincoln

Condemned or left Pt Lincoln

Scrapped at Port Lincoln

Comments

830 Class

842 14 Oct 1987     Ex broad gauge.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
846 21 Nov 2012     Ex Whyalla.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
847 16 Jul 2013     Ex Whyalla.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
848 11 Dec 2008     Ex Whyalla.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
850 24 Mar 1962     New to Port Lincoln
851 14 Apr 1962     New to Port Lincoln
852 23 Sep 1963 12 Sep 1985   New to Port Lincoln.
To Tasmania.
Returned to South Australia (s.g.). To Western Australia (ARG/QR) May 2006, then to NSW.
853 7 Oct 1963 23 Oct 1981   New to Port Lincoln
To Tasmania
854 23 Sep 1963 11 Aug 1981   New to Port Lincoln
To Tasmania
855 7 Oct 1963 10 Feb 1981   New to Port Lincoln
To Tasmania
856 11 May 1970 14 Apr 1981   Ex Peterborough Div
To Tasmania
857 7 May 1970 29 Apr 1981   Ex Peterborough Div
To Tasmania, then STC 31
859 27 Aug 2003     Originally Peterborough Div, then Tasmania, then PB again.
Named City of Port Lincoln 4 Sep 2003.
865 6 Jul 1988     Ex Tasmania.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
866 21 Mar 1980 28 Jan 1981   Ex Peterborough Div
To Tasmania
869 Jun 1992 1 Jun 2006   Ex standard gauge
Sold to RTS
870 19 Feb 1990 18 Apr 1997   Ex standard gauge.
Parts used in building of DA7.
871 28 Jan 1966     New to Port Lincoln.
Stripped, awaiting scrapping.
872 4 Mar 1966 1 Jun 2006   New to Port Lincoln
Sold to RTS
873 21 Apr 1966     New to Port Lincoln
875 21 Nov 1992 11 May 1994   Ex Tasmania
Subsequently rebuilt as DA5

NJ/1600 Class

NJ1
1601
28 Jan 1981     Ex CAR
Renumbered 1601, Nov 2004
NJ2 21 Oct 1981 26 Feb 2003   Ex CAR
To Port Augusta 14 Dec 1992 after Kyancutta accident, returned after rebuild 30 Oct 1993. To Whyalla Feb 2003. To Western Australia Jul 2004. Subsequently renumbered 1602, then NJ1602.
NJ3
1603
10 Feb 1981     Ex CAR.
Renumbered 1603 mid 2006.
NJ4
1604
29 Apr 1981     Ex CAR
Renumbered 1604, 7 Jul 2004.
Withdrawn due to damage in shunting accident at Cummins 11 Apr 2013.
NJ5 11 Aug 1981 17 Jun 2003   Ex CAR
To Western Australia. Subsequently renumbered 1605, then NJ1605.
NJ6
1606
14 Apr 1981     Ex CAR.
Renumbered 1606 late 2006.

NT Class

NT69 15 Aug 1984   20 Aug 1990 Ex CAR
Set aside Jun 1989
NT73 12 Sep 1985   20 Aug 1990 Ex CAR
Set aside Sep 1989
NT74 12 Aug 1984   Nov 1989 Ex CAR
Set aside Jul 1987

DA/900 Class

902 18 Jun 2013

Nov 2015
20 May 2014   Ex Whyalla 2013. Returned to Whyalla 2014.
Trucked direct to Ceduna 2015.
DA4
903
11 May 1994 15 Aug 2005   Rebuilt ex 839
Renumbered 903, Oct 2004
To Whyalla (s.g.)
DA6
905
27 Mar 1996     Rebuilt ex 836
Renumbered 905, Oct 2004
DA7
906
12 Aug 1998
30 Oct 2009
25 Jun 2009   Rebuilt ex NSW 4813.
Renumbered 906, Oct 2004.
To Whyalla Jun 2009, returned to Port Lincoln Oct 2009.

A/1200 Class

1203 13 Oct 2004     Ex Westrail A1513
1204 27 Jul 2004     Ex Westrail A1514