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Class S5

The Sri Lanka Railways Class S5 is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) built by Hitachi and introduced to Sri Lanka between 1969 and 1970, only two of which were imported. The class was built with modern interior facilities aiming towards the special train tours market. Still in service.

Engine ClassS5
Built CountryJapan
Builder Hitachi
Imported Year 1969
Power Type Diesel Hydraulic
Engine Type FED/Paxman 8Y JXL – V71
Power Output900 hp
Maximum Speed80 Km/h (50 mph)
Axel ArrangementB-B
Livery Blue, Brown and Green
Total Imported2 Power Sets

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