A local passenger train is arriving at the Kadugannawa station. The DMU's of the S12 class have been supplied from China.
Early morning departure from Kandy under the control of the station dog.
The Sri Lanka Railways M4 is a class of diesel-electric locomotive manufactured in Canada by Montreal Locomotive Works. Fourteen locomotives were imported in 1975. The #754 is seen here hauling an... (more)
The Sri Lanka Railways M6 is a class of 16 Diesel-electric locomotives imported to Sri Lanka in 1979. They were manufactured by Thyssen-Henschel in Kassel, West Germany, under licence from Electro... (more)
#213 is arriving at the Peradeniya junction with a mixed train.
When we arrived at the Ratmalana Works the staff pulled miniature steam locomotive SLR 001 out of its running shed. Its gauge is 1’ 4 ½” making it a quarter scale model. This model seems to be in ... (more)
The 4-6-0 #213 is hauling a mixed train at full speed on the double track main line between Colombo and Rambukkana.
Light effect in the night !
What did you say ? There is steam leaking from the glands ? Oh well, just a little bit ! Is there a train behind the engine ?
The two workers are making a little break to look at the steam train arriving at the station.
The track condition is in wide parts of the country awful, worn and partly incomplete. Several derailed wagons could be seen laying beside the track at different locations, mostly four wheelers. B... (more)