A sentinel narrow gauge (2'6") railcar pauses at Homagama en-route to the capital Columbo.
As far as I know this is the only operational Sentinel steam railcar in the world
Sri Lanka's most wonderfull rail journey...colombo to Badulla railway line....
Close up of controls of German built loco. Electrics by GM, typical GM control stand of that time- mid 1980s.
Control stand of of German built loco. Electrics by GM, typical GM control stand of that time- mid 1980s.
Control stand of Indian built (Alco) loco. Speedometer below window. Throttle and dynamic brake handles on right, reverser handle removed.
Most powerful loco in service. Built in India to Alco designs.
Most powerful locos currently in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has broad gauge track.
These locos first entered service in the late 1950s and are still running reliably.