Czech Railways Photos

Class 130 Bo-Bo DC Electric Locomotive

130 031-8 with an eastbound freight at Teplice v Čechách

Czech electric locomotives with a 1 in the first position are 3000v DC electrics. Class 130 was built by Škoda in 1977 as a development of the class 123 and the Slovak 125s. They use single arm pantographs and second generation bogies. They are rated at 2040 kW, 2735 hp with a top speed of 100 km/h, 62 mph.
This loco was built by Škoda in 1977 (serial number 7004) as E479.0031 and renumbered in 1988 to 130 031-8

130 031-8 with an eastbound freight passing Teplice v Čechách on Thursday, April 16th, 2009.

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