W1 657 at Colombo Fort in 08.07.2017 #SriLanka #LKA

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W1 657 at Colombo Fort in 08.07.2017

Class : W1
Introduction Year : 1969-1970
Withdrawn from service : 1997-2012
Expect 630,642,650,657 and 658
No of Locomotives : 45
Loco Nos : 630-673
Loco Builder : Henschel Thyssen in Germany
Engine Builder and Model : Paxman Ventura V12 YJXL
Power : 1150 hp
rpm : 1500
Max speed : 80 Km/h
Mode of Power Transmission : Diesel Hydraulic
Length : 42′
Weight : 61 ton
Wheel Arrangement: B-B
Break System – Vacuum
Purposed : Long distance passenger trains Suburban trains and freight trains.
Type : Locomotive

10 locomotives were repowered as W3 in 1997
674 destroyed by an accident at Rambukkana in 1996

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Author: Primal Madusanka
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