Micro Cars Limited in Sri Lanka has made efforts to develop Rail Mass Transport Systems in Sri Lanka using Light Weight Rail Car Concepts in order to design and manufacture in Sri Lanka
Diesel engine powered Rail Cars under the “LANKA ECONO RAIL” Project.
Dr. F. Wingler designed a Rail Car based on the technology of the Swizz Rail Car Manufacturer Stadler with conventional “Diesel Power Packs” in a middle Traction Unit. For Crash worthiness Dr.
F. Wingler suggested to use for the Driver`s Cabins the Stadler Concepts fulfilling European Crash Norms.
Two 1 in 87 scale train-set models have been displayed in October 2014 at a Technical Railway Exhibition held at the Richmond Collage, Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Lanka Econo Rail Project for Light Weight Rail-Cars