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 and for freight and shunting duties although some are
used for light passenger work.
This loco was built in December 1986 by ČKD (serial number 14228) as T466.2427 and was renumbered in 1988.
742 427-8 arrives at Brno Horni Heršpice (15:08 Brno hl n to Námešt' nad Oslavou) with train Os4842 on Monday October 4th, 2004.