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Class S3

Imported the power car only. Four passenger compartments including the power car and the dummy. Withdrawn from the service since 2000. But S3 617 reported to be in in service even in 2006.…

Class S2

Imported to Sri Lanka in 1956. First imported Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) had the capability of connecting up to four (4) sets together. Only the power car imported from Switzerland and the…

Class S10

Class S10 is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) train, built for Sri Lanka Railways by China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation and imported in…

Class S11

Class S11 DMUs arrive Sri Lanka under Indian credit project. These DMUs were imported in two phases. The first First batch was Red, White & Blue in colour while the second batch was…

Class S9

S9 DMU was introduced to Sri Lanka in 2000. This was built by China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation and this was the first Diesel-Electric multiple unit to run in Sri…

Class S8

Another successful DMU in Sri Lanka. Class S8 sets were imported to Sri Lanka 12 year after the S7 was introduced. 20 sets of this kind were imported & these sets are significant in…

Class S7

Class S7 DMUs’ came to Sri Lanka after few years S6 DMUs’ were imported. DMU’s were very popular among people due to the efficient service rendered by them. DMUs’ were mainly used for…

Class S6

Was in service until late 2013.Engine ClassS6Built CountryJapanBuilder Hitachi Imported Year 1975Power Type Diesel Hydraulic Engine TypePAXMAN V12 YJXL - OLDPAXMAN VEGA - NEWPower…

Class S4

Power cars were imported under USAID. Served in all railway lines. Compartments were built in Sri Lanka. Appearance and the specificationa are similar to Class S3. All scrapped.Engine…

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