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Class 151 Bo-Bo DC Electric

151 012-2 at Ostrava with IC120

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 in 1996.
This loco was built by Škoda in 1978 (serial number 7159) as E499.2012 and renumbered in 1988 to 150 012-3, it was modified in 2001 and renumbered 151 012-2.

CD 151 012-2 has taken over IC120 (09:20 Kosice to Praha hl n) at Ostrava hl n on Saturday October 2nd, 2004.

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