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Class W1

Sri Lanka Railways Class W1 is a diesel-hydraulic locomotive that was built by Rheinstahl Henschel in 1969. A total of 45 W1s were built and imported. This is the first diesel-hydraulic locomotive which ran on Sri Lankan rail.

Engine ClassW1
Built CountryGermany
BuilderHenschel Thyssen
Imported Year1969
Power TypeDiesel Hydraulic
Engine TypePaxman V12 12YJXL
Power Output1150 HP
Maximum Speed80 KMPH
Axel ArrangementB-B
Weight60.5 T
LiveryGreen, Red and Yellow strip
Total Imported45 (No. 630-674)

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