Czech electric locomotives with a 1 in the first position are 3000v DC
electrics. Class 150 were built by Škoda in 1978 as a DC version of the
350s but with a top speed of 140 km/h, 87 mph. They are rated at 4000 kW,
5362 hp. A number of these locomotives have been remanufactured to class
This loco was built by Škoda in 1978 (serial number 7171) as E499.2024 and renumbered in 1988 to 150 024-8
CD 150 024-8 at Praha hl n with train R957 (14:57 Praha-Smíchov to Hradec Králové Hl n) on Friday April 21st, 2006.