The Sri Lankan Railways M9 locomotive is a mainline 6 axle Co’Co’
diesel electriclocomotive built by Alstom (manufacturers code AD 32C) and imported in 2000 for the Sri Lanka Railways.
The locomotives initially had both electrical and
mechanicialproblems, and several were out of service for several years. In 2010 the process of returning the fleet to service began.
|Power Type||Ruston 12 RK 215T engine|
|Engine Type||V12, 4 stroke diesel|
|Power Output||3,200 hp (2,400 kW)|
|Maximum Speed||110 km/h (68 mph)|
|Livery||Blue, Yellow and Silver color|