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 Olomouc hl n with train R621/R922 (07:47 Praha to Luhačovice) on Monday October 4th, 2004.