M7 804 at Matale (No 2237 Kandy – Matale) in 01.04.2017 #SriLanka #LKA

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M7 804 at Matale (No 2237 Kandy - Matale) in 01.04.2017

Class : M7
Introduction Year : 1980-1981
No of Locomotives : 16
Loco Nos : 799-814
Loco Builder : Brush Electric Traction in England
Engine Builder and Model : General Motors – V8 GM 645 E
Power : 944 hp
rpm : 900
Max speed : 80 Km/h
Mode of Power Transmission : Diesel Electric
Length : 47′ 6″
Weight : 66 ton
Wheel Arrangement: Bo-Bo
Break System – Vacuum and Dynamic
Purposed : Long distance passenger trains and freight trains.
Type : Locomotive
15 locos are presently on service.

803,813 and 814 re painted Yellow and red for Kandy InterCity and again re painted original red & green.
803 Destroyed by Accident at Rambukkana in 1999.
814 use for open Kandy Intercity in 1981.

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Author: Primal Madusanka
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