Sri Lanka Railways S9
|Sri Lanka Railways Class S9|
Two S9 DMUs Parked At A Station
|Manufacturer||Sifang, China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation|
|Formation||1x SBC, 1x SBD, 4x TC|
|Fleet numbers||849 ~ 863|
|Operator(s)||Sri Lanka Railways|
|Depot(s)||Electrical Power Coaches Shed, Maradana|
|Car length||65 ft (19.81 m)|
|Maximum speed||100 km/h (62 mph)|
|Weight||73 t (72 long tons; 80 short tons) Engine Compartment Only|
|Prime mover(s)||MTU 12V396TC14|
|Power output||1,580 hp (1,180 kW)|
|AAR wheel arrangement||B-B|
|Braking system(s)||compressed Air, Dynamic|
|Coupling system||Automatic (dual)|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
One S9 train-set consists of four Third Class(TC) passenger carriages, 1 Driving Trailer and one Power car with passenger seating. Length of a one car is 65 feet (19.81 m). So this one is also capable of higher passenger capacity.
These DMUs are operated on Sri Lanka's Main Line (Up to Rambukkana), Coastal Line, Puttlam Line and Northern Line and not operated in Kelani Valley Line.
- "෴S9 බලවේග දුම්රිය - 100km/h යා හැකි, චීනයෙන් ගෙනා මුල්ම බලවේග දුම්රිය෴". Loco Lanka. January 4, 2012.
- "Class S9". Sri Lanka Railways Info Page.