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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 rest was manufactured in Sri Lanka.

Engine ClassS2
Built CountrySwitzerland
Builder Schindler
Imported Year1956
Power Type Diesel Hydraulic
Engine TypeMaybach MB 435
Power Output 790-800hp
Maximum Speed 96 km/h
Axel ArrangementB-B
Weight 55 T
Livery Dark Red
Total Imported15 Power Sets
Class S2 B-B diesel-hydraulic power car number 582, built by Schindler Werk Gesellschaft in 1956, stands on the left at Colombo Maradana on a service to Alutgama on 29/1/1974 (From Hiran Chanaka‎)

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