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.
742 226-4 was built by ČKD (serial number 11685) in October 1981 as T466.2226 and was renumbered in 1988.
742 226-4 at Pardubice hl n on Friday, April 17th, 2009.