Class S2

SCHINDLER (Switzerland) 790hp. Imported to Sri Lanka in 1956. First Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) type train imported and it had the capability of connecting up to four (4) sets together. Only the power car imported from Switzerland and rest of the other parts were manufactured in Sri Lanka. Used in all broad gauge lines. All were scraped.

  • Builder: Schindler, Switzerland
  • Prime mover: Maybach MB 435
  • Power: 790hp
  • LOAD: R
  • Power transmission: Diesel Hydraulic
  • Weight: 55 tonnes
  • Axle arrangement: B-B
  • Colour: Dark Red
  • Total number of units: 15