M4 755 at Walpola (No 5452 Colombo Fort -Talai Mannar) in 23.05.2017 #SriLanka #LKA

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M4 755 at Walpola (No 5452 Colombo Fort -Talai Mannar) in 23.05.2017

Class : M4
Introduction Year : 1975
No of Locomotives : 14
Loco Nos : 743-756
Loco Builder : Montrial Locomotive Works (M.L.W.) in Canada
Engine Builder and Model : ALCO V12 25 1 C3
Power : 1750 hp
rpm : 1050
Max speed : 104 Km/h
Mode of Power Transmission : Diesel Electric
Length : 58′ 3″
Weight : 98 ton
Wheel Arrangement: Co-Co
Break System – Vacuum , Air
4 locos exported with Dynamic break (753,754,755 and 756)
Purposed : Long distance passenger trains and freight trains.
Type : Locomotive

750 Damaged Bomb blast at Vavuniya in 16.04.2000.
Back in service after repair.
Added Air break at C.M.E.Rathmalana
752 re painted yellow and red for K.K.S Intercity again re painted original blue and silver.
All Locos are presently on service

M4s were named,
743 : Madu
744 : Sigiri
745 : Ruwanweli
746 : Namunukula
747 : Kelani
748 : Walawe
749 : Dunhida
750 : Isurumuni
751 : Diyaluma
752 : Point-Pedro
753 : Samanala
754 : Menik
755 : Mahaweli
756 : Luxapana

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Author: Primal Madusanka
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