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Class 122 Bo-Bo DC Electric Locomotive

122 008-6 at Praha Masarykovo

Czech electric locomotives with a 1 in the first position are 3000v DC electrics. Class 122 were built by Škoda from 1967 and are rated at 2040 kW, 2735 hp with a top speed of 90 km/h, 56 mph. They are a development of the class 121 with weight reduced by 3 tonnes to 85t and were intended for freight work on the North Bohemian lines. There were 55 locomotives built.
This loco was built by Škoda in 1967 (serial number 5551) as E469.2008 and renumbered in 1988 to 122 008-6

Train R861 (11:05 from Cheb) arrives 26 minutes late at Praha Masarykovo behind 122 008-6 hauling dead 162 020-2 on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006.

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