Class S9

SIFANG, CSR (China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation Limited) (Chinese) Imported in 1999. First DMU from China. Prime mover manufactured in China according to German MTU technology. Successful DMU in sub urban flat lands. Mainly used for office commuter service in coastal and main line. Using in all braod gauge lines except in KV line and beyound Rambukkana.

Builder: Sifang, China
Prime mover : MTU – V12 396 TC 14
Power: 1400hp
Maximum Speed : 100 km/h
Power transmission : Diesel Electric
Weight (Power car) : 67
Axle arrangement : Bo-Bo
Colour : Blue & White
Total number of units : 15

Class S9
Class S9
Image courtesy Mr. Gehan Chandika