Class 742 are diesel electrics rated at 883 kW, 1184 hp with a top speed of
90 km/h, 56 mph. The class was
introduced in 1978 for freight and shunting duties although some are
used for light passenger work.
742 147-2 was built by ČKD in April 1979 (serial number 10847) as T466.2147 and was renumbered in 1988.
742 147-2 at Ostrava-Svinov on Thursday June 30th, 2005, photographed from IC506.