Czech Railways Photos
Class 340 Dual Voltage AC Electric

340 055-3 at České Budějovice

Czech electric locomotives with a 3 in the first position are dual voltage electrics, in this case 25Kv and 15Kv AC.
Class 340 were modified in 2004 from Škoda built AC electrics of class 240. They are rated at 3080 kW, 4130 hp with a top speed of 120 km/h, 74 mph.
340 055-3  was built by Škoda in 1968 (serial number 5897) and was originally numbered S499.0055 (becoming 240 055-4).

CD 340 055-3 at České Budějovice on Saturday, April 18th, 2009.

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