New trains for Adelaide to Darwin line

Genesee & Wyoming has bought new high horsepower and energy-efficient standard gauge locomotives for its Australian railroad operations.

The new locomotives are the first major investment by Genesee and Wyoming in Australia since it bought the concession to operate the AustralAsia Railway from FreightLink in December 2010.

Genesee and Wyoming Australia Director Bert Easthope said the new locomotives will improve service reliability for customers, particularly on the Adelaide to Darwin corridor.