DD17 on a local heritage trip around Brisbane's suburbs
Wheel Arrangement 4-6-4T

Coupled wheels (driving wheels)

4ft 3in

Tractive Effort

20,808 lb

Boiler Pressure

180 lb
Cylinder Diameter 17 in

Total Weight

62 tons

DD17 1079 was returned to service in 1994. This locomotive, nicknamed the "Blue Baby", is popular with kids because of its similarities to  "Thomas The Tank Engine". Zig Zag railway has 1046, 1047 and 1049.