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    Sticky: Isn't that already cancelled? Airbus hasn't...

    Isn't that already cancelled? Airbus hasn't started working on MSN 171. They skipped it as per 3rd party production list/status updates. What are the other MSN that the UL order had?
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    Locomotives were safe (the train consisted two...

    Locomotives were safe (the train consisted two locos) three varies were badly damaged. And track was badly damaged too. The bridge also had some damages. Anyways re-railing works are finished now....
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    Up to PLG and beyond OMT the track is good....

    Up to PLG and beyond OMT the track is good. Trains can run up to 100kmph and 120kmph respectively (beyond OMT. but recently they have reduced the speed limit as I heard)

    And no, I'm not aware of...
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    Sticky: Some reports say UL lost EASA certification. Is...

    Some reports say UL lost EASA certification. Is that true? I couldn't find any reliable source to the news.
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    Sticky: As I've heard elsewhere CS-TFZ has been painted...

    As I've heard elsewhere CS-TFZ has been painted back in all white. Is that true? What happened to that deal? It seems to be flying for some European carrier lately.

    EDIT: As per Airfleets, it's...
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    Sticky: Thanks Banuthev :)

    Thanks Banuthev :)
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    Sticky: What's the seating config of A321neo?

    What's the seating config of A321neo?
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    Well firstly I don't think these Chinese...

    Well firstly I don't think these Chinese carriages were not imported for the upcountry in the first place. Because they are lengthy (65 ft as I remember). We have real tight curves in upcountry line...
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    - UM, PM, Matale express (up to Kandy. Kandy -...

    - UM, PM, Matale express (up to Kandy. Kandy - Matale section is the weakest line among SLR lines anything beyond W3, M5 and M7 are not allowed) and weekend Kandy ICE (Full AC, others have only one...
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    No Banuthev, That plan was from previous...

    No Banuthev, That plan was from previous government and even though that was a good proposal, they didn't materialised it. I don't know what went behind it. I don't see any developments with this gov...
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    Sticky: Seems it's destination was Egypt and it's flying...

    Seems it's destination was Egypt and it's flying back to DUS or some another destination in Europe. Btw I don't feel good about this deal and this delay of delivering. Something is definitely wrong....
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    Thanks alot Serendib :) No, I'm not working for...

    Thanks alot Serendib :) No, I'm not working for SLR. I'm just a railway enthusiast.

    MagLev in Sri Lanka? What a total idiotic move. Who maintains it? Who pays to build it? What's the requirement...
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    Yes, Those are the rolling stock above mentioned....

    Yes, Those are the rolling stock above mentioned. They will definitely come. You know the Indian influence here.

    These Chinese coaches are the worst. They are super uncomfortable and so noisy....
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    As far as I know Indian credit line is only for...

    As far as I know Indian credit line is only for early mentioned rolling stock purchases and MHO to ANP track re-layering
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    All the locos in M4 fleet is still in service. ...

    All the locos in M4 fleet is still in service.

    Well I don't see a critical requirement of retiring old fleets. But we need more reliable locos and DMUs like S12. Failure rate of old fleets are...
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    Well, Class M9 is said to be already de-rated to...

    Well, Class M9 is said to be already de-rated to 1800 hp and max power is 3200 hp. Still it can haul fair number of coaches with this power. Stations in SL can barely accommodate a train that has...
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    Yes 866 is back on service. At least test runs....

    Yes 866 is back on service. At least test runs. They have installed a new control system from India called "Medha" based on Windows 7 embedded version. I have no idea about exact numbers. But there...
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    Well, there are many rumours about these...

    Well, there are many rumours about these newcomers. Another most talked rumour is SLR is going to have GE locos (most probably made in India - according to Railway Gazette GE is going to have a plant...
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    Sticky: What's this fictional airline? Who owns it? Only...

    What's this fictional airline? Who owns it? Only found some jokes they cracked time to time since 1990s...
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