Sri Lanka recently launched the Pulathisi Express which is a 13 coach Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains. These trains have been designed and built at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) to the specifications provided by the client. To cater for the corrosion in coastal areas these trains have manufactured using stainless steel and have been painted with special high gloss anti-graffiti paint.
The train comprises two power car with economy class seating, two trailer cars with economy class seating, five economy class cars which can seat 90 passengers each, two air conditioned first class cars which can seat 52 passengers each and two business class cars which can seat 64 passengers each. All coaches have plush interiors, halogen free rubber flooring and GPS enabled passenger information system. First class coaches have rotating seats for a flexible seating arrangement.