QR's C17 on the Imbil line, near Gympie
Wheel Arrangement


Coupled wheels (driving wheels)

3ft 9in

Tractive Effort


Boiler Pressure

175 psi

Cylinder Diameter

17 inches

Total Weight

82.9 tons

Several C17 locomotives continue to ride the rails in Queensland and elsewhere. These include the Mary Valley Railway at Gympie, Zig Zag in NSW, Beaudesert Rail and QR Heritage fleet.

A number of C17s, formerly on static display, have been removed and are awaiting restoration by various organizations.

QR's C17 on an excursion to Yarraman in 1988

Mary Valley C17 on turntable at Imbil