ČSD Class T 478.4

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ČSD class T 478.4
ČD & ŽSR class 754
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754 041-2 with a passenger train at Okříšky railway station, July 2006
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
Build datePrototype: 1975
Production: 1978–1980 series
Total produced86
Specifications
Configuration:
 • UICBo′Bo′
Gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length16,540 mm (54 ft 3 in)
Width3,074 mm (10 ft 1 in)
Height4,335 mm (14 ft 3 in)
Loco weight74 tonnes (73 long tons; 82 short tons)
TransmissionElectric
ČKD K 12 V 230 DR
Performance figures
Maximum speed100 km/h (62 mph)
Power output1,472 kW (1,974 bhp)[1]
Tractive effort180 kN (40,000 lbf)
Career
OperatorsČSD » ČD & ŽSR
NumbersČSD: T 478.4001 – 4086)
Nicknames“Goggles”

T 478.4 is a class of diesel locomotives designed, manufactured and used in the former Czechoslovakia and now used in the Czech republic (ČD Class 754) and Slovak republic (ŽSR Class 754). their distinctive cab design has led to the nickname "goggles".

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  • Bittner, Jaromír; Křenek, Jaroslav; Bohumil, Skála; Šrámek, Milan (2008). Czech & Slovak Locomotives 2009. Czech Republic: Gradis Bohemia. ISBN 978-80-86925-06-6.