Primal Madusanka posted a photo:
SLR Class :- M6
Introduction years :- 1979 to 1980
No of Locos :- 16
Loco Nos :- 783 to 798
Builder :- Henschel Thyssen
State :- West Germany
Prime Mover :- General Motors – V12 G M 645 E
Mode of Power transmission :- Diesel Electric (AC to DC Power Transmission )
Power :- 1650 hp
rpm :- 900
Weight :- 87 ton
Length :- 54′ 5″
Wheel arrangement :- A1A – A1A
Brake system : – Vacuum and Dynamic
Max speed :- 105 Km/h
Gauge :- 1676 mm
Type :- Locomotive
Purpose/Used line :- Main line Passenger and Freight train Not to run Matale line.
M6 793 Destroyed due to Bomb blast in 25.03.1986 between Pulliyamkulam – Vavniya.
M6 798 Destroyed due to Bomb blast at Tambalagamuwa in 05.12.1996
M6 785,788,792 and 797 re painted Red and Yellow colours for use Intercity train.
14 Locomotives are presently on service.
Information as at 22.11.2021
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