It has been indicated that this locomotive was rebuilt by Grindrod.
Locomotive not in running condition as rebuild was stopped before completion.
EMD 8-567-CR Engine - ± 1000Hp
Weight ± 80 Tons
It appears that all major components are intact.
Bogeys appear fair.
Cockpit appears to be complete but electrical boxes opened and exposed.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: THE BUYER WILL HAVE UNTIL 15 NOVEMBER 2017 TO REMOVE THE LOCOMOTIVE FROM SITE. NO CUTTING OR PROCESSING WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE GRINDROD PREMISES. HOWEVER THE BUYER WILL BE ALLOWED TO DISMANTLE THE LOCO AS NEEDED FOR ROAD TRANSPORT.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE VARIOUS ADJACENT FACILITIES AROUND GRINDROD LOCOMOTIVES WHOM MAY BE CONTACTED BY THE BUYER TO ARRANGE FOR MOVING OF LOCOMOTIVE TO SET PREMISES FOR PROCESSING OR CUTTING.
PLEASE NOTE: THE SELLER WILL ATTEMPT TO ASSIST WITH FORKLIFTS FOR LOADING WHERE POSSIBLE, HOWEVER IT IS ADVISED THAT THE BUYER PREPARES TO PROVIDE FOR HIS OWN LOADING EQUIPMENT AS THE FORKLIFTS MAY NOT BE READILY AVAILABLE.
SHOULD THE LOCOMOTIVE NOT BE REMOVED IN THE STIPULATED TIME THE BUYER WILL FORFEIT THE ITEM.
Grindrod itself who has decided to exit its locomotive manufacturing business and has no intent to continue to manufacture locomotives.
Grindrod is selling its locomotives on a “voetstoots”/as-is basis and will not be able to provide any training or support after the sale.