Class 742 are diesel electrics rated at 883 kW 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.
742 206-6 was built by ČKD (serial number 11665) in August 1981 as T466.2206 and was renumbered in 1988.
742 206-6 at Plzeň hl n on Monday July 5th, 2005.