English Electric Growl 

Locomotives: ZA5 / 2117 

ZA5 / 2117 

© English Electric Growl / Stuart Dix

Tasmania. Australia

After it had suffered a power unit failure at the end of December, ZA class no. 2117, was sent to East Tamar Workshops for repairs and is seen here on January 13th, 2005 being shunted into the shed for the 'heart transplant'

© Stuart Dix

  • Status
  • Initial
  • Numbers
  • Names
  • Allocations
  • Liveries
  • Photos
Last Number Carried
Scrapped by
One Steel Recycling
Scrapped at
Bell Bay Yard
Date Scrapped
August 2012
Works Number
Constructed At
General Electric Co. Australia, Rocklea Works, Brisbane, Queensland
Built for
Tasmanian Government Railways
Date Accepted
22nd April 1976
Classified as
ZA class
Number Carried
Livery Carried
Tasmanian Government Railways Yellow
Depot Allocation
XX, Unknown
Date Number Notes
New ZA5  
06/1998 # 2117  


Date Class Notes
New ZA class  

This locomotive has not carried a name, Official or Unofficial.

Depot Allocation List
Date Code Depot Notes
New XX
Depot identification not known
Date Livery
Apr '76
Tasmanian Government Railways Yellow
Jan '85
AN Tasrail Green/Yellow
Nov '96
AN Tasrail Yellow/Green

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This page was last updated on Saturday July 28th 2018