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2017-02-03 - [HU] CZ LOKO EffiShunter 1600 on test in Hungary

Home 2017-02-03 - [HU] CZ LOKO EffiShunter 1600 on test in Hungary

CZ LOKO 774 714-0 during a test run at the Hungarian town of Komárom, Hungary on February 3, 2017. Picture by Márk Fekete.


On February 3, CZ LOKO 774 714-0 was captured on camera on its first day of dynamic approval runs in Hungary. The locomotive is configured for operations on Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian and Polish rails, but to our information it had not run in other countries than the Czech Republic and Slovakia up until now.


CZ LOKO 774 714-0 during a test run at the Hungarian town of Komárom, Hungary on February 3, 2017. Picture by Márk Fekete.


Prior to being sent to Hungaria for approval runs, 774 714-0 was in service for Rail Cargo Carrier Slovakia, which had used Class 2016 locomotives up until that point. RCC -Slovakia used the locomotive predominantly to shuttle container trains within Bratislava, to and from the Rail Cargo Operator Container Terminal Bratislava. Being part of CZ LOKO's rental pool, the loco has also been in service for LTE Logistik a Transport Slovakia, PSŽ and SD - Kolejová doprava. With 774 714-0 now in Hungary, EffiShunter 1000 locomotive 744 001-9 is operated by RCC - Slovakia instead.


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