Sub class M2a

Sub class M2a includes Loco Nos. 591, 592, 593. Main class M2 is the most successful loco in Sri Lanka. Normally called as “Canadian” engine. But there are two classes of Canadian engines in SLR. The other one is Class M4.

  • Builder : General Motors Canada
  • Weight : 79 tons
  • Power: 1425hp Two Stroke
    • Main Generator: GM V12 G12-567c (Two stroke)
  • Axel Arrangement: A1A-A1A
  • In service: From 1956
  • Number of imported Locos: 3
  • Number of locos in service: 3
  • Livery : Dark blue, Light blue, Silver and Yellow strip
M2a # 591 Manitoba
M2a # 591 “Manitoba” Engine that caught in Tsunami
Image courtesy Mr. Rangeeth Madhushanka
M2a # 592

M2a # 592 “Nova Scotia”
M2a # 593 New Brunswick
M2a # 593 “New Brunswick”
Image courtesy Mr. Nawoda Perera
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