Rail shunt tractor No. TC7

Current Status: Operational
Built: By Fordson – date unknown
Retired: 2002
Type: shunt tractor
Weight: 6t
Length: 5m
Gauge: 1,065 mm gauge (3ft 6in)

TC7 is SDSR’s rail shunt tractor. It is used to transport flat tops behind it, and is also used to shunt carriages around.

It’s design is a Fordson Tractor, with hydraulic hi-rail wheels in the ront and rear, and a hydraulic turntable attached.

TC7 shunting carriages at Warwick.

SDSR puchased TC7 in 2002 from QR Inglewood. Currently it is based at the Warwick Railway Precinct.

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