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Class T458.1

An example of the T458 type in service with Czechoslovak State Railways CSD

Class + Running Numbers: T458.15xx (see note)
Total: unknown number delivered
Manufacturer: CKD Praha (Czechoslovakia - now Czech Republic)
Built: 1965-1973
Engine: CKD K6S 310DR

Technical Data

Wheel Arrangement : Bo'-Bo'   Power output    : 551 kW
Max Speed         : 80 km/h   Tractive Effort :
Length            : 13.280m   Weight          : 74.00 tonnes
Train Heating     : none
Type of Loco      : General purpose Diesel-electric.

Similar to CSD class T458.1, now CD/ZSR class 721. Originally worked pasenger and freight trains, later confined to freight and shunting. None remain in service. Some members of this class may have been delivered second-hand from CZD. These locomotives are numbered in a common sequence to the industrial series in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (old numbering).

1521       1965
1522-1523  1968-1973
1524-1529  ?
1530-1531  1968-1973
1558-1560  1968-1973 (not confirmed)

Stored, at Prenjas (5):

1523, 1525, 1526, 1530, 1531

Scrapped 2004(were stored at Memelisht and damaged during civil unrest, early 1997) (6):

1521, 1522

Withdrawn, situation unknown (4?):

1524, 1527, 1528, 1529

Reported as delivered, but no reported trace in Albania (3):

1558, 1559, 1560


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