M6 No 797 approaches Galle with the 1015 Matara to Colombo Fort in 2013. Loco 797 was built by Henschel in 1980.
Hitachi built M5 number 777 pulls into Galle station with the daily train from Matara to Vavuniya.
Passenger train Colombo - Matara
MLW class M4s at Galle loco shed. 750, named Isurumuni, is turned on the turntable while 748, Walawe, rests in the shed. Both locos were built in Montreal in 1975.
EMD Class M2d No 628 arrives at Galle with the 1015 Matara to Colombo Fort. Most of the M2 class were built several years earlier in Canada, while 628 and 629 were built in the USA in 1966.
Sometimes locomotives seem to follow you around and in a small island like Sri Lanka - thats quite often. Here MLW #749 is seen running "long hood forward" into Galle with a train from Matara to C... (more)