Czech electric locomotives with a 1 in the first position are 3000v DC
electrics. Class 151 were rebuilt from class 150 by re-gearing them for
160 km/h operation and generally updating the design to increase
efficiency. Class 150 date from 1978 and the modifications were commenced
This loco was built by Škoda in 1978 (serial number 7163) as E499.2016 and renumbered in 1988 to 150 016-4, it was modified and renumbered 151 016-3.
CD 151 016-3 passing Praha-Libeň on Saturday September 8th, 2007.