Y 698 at Galle in 26.03.2011

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Y 698 at Galle in 26.03.2011

SLR Class :- Y
Introduction year :- 1969 to 1970
No of Locos :- 28
Loco Nos :- 675 to 702
Builder :- Hunslet Engine Co Ltd
State :-England
Prime Mover :- Rolls Royce – DV 8T
Mode of Power transmission :- Diesel Hydraulic
Power :- 530 H.P.
rpm :- 1800
Weight :- 45 ton
Length :- 25’
Wheel arrangement :- 0-6-0
Brake system : – Vacuum
Max speed :- 37 Km/h
Gauge :- 1676 mm
Type :- Shunting Locomotive
Purpose/Used line :- Yard shunting

680 and 693 repainted Red and Silver for C.M.E. Department use.. 680 again repainted Black.
702 repainted Red and Green colour for 50th Year celebration in 2019.
691 destroyed due to Fire near Bluemendal.
27 Locomotives still on service.

Information as at 06.07.2021

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