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 7173) as E499.2026 and renumbered in 1988 to 150 026-3
CD 150 026-3 at Praha hl n with train R961 (14:53 Praha-Smíchov to Hradec Králové hl n) on Sunday, September 7th, 2007.