July 24, 2017

CD orders shunting locomotives from CZ Loko

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CZECH Railways (CD) has ordered 12 EffiShunter 300 shunting locomotives from CZ Loko to replace class 714 locomotives, which were built in the mid-1990s.

The two-axle 60km/h 36-tonne locomotives will be equipped with digital control systems, remote diagnostics, multiple control systems and wheel-slide protection. The locomotives will be equipped with a CAT C13 328kW engine.

The contract is worth Koruna 239m ($US 10.7m) and the locomotives will be delivered by February 2019.

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