Class S12 is a diesel multiple-unit (DMU), built for Sri Lanka Railways by China’s CSR Corporation. The first batch arrived in Sri Lanka in August 2012. They were built to replace locomotive-hauled passenger trains. Seven of the S12 DMUs were ordered to strengthen long-distance travel on the
Main linefrom Colombo to Badulla. Four of S12s will serve the Kelani Valley Line. The remaining two designed as luxury trains.
|China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation (CSR)
|MTU V12 4000R41
|1950hp (1450kW) – 1800RPM
|100 km/h – Derated to 80 km/h
|13 Power Sets
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