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MTB-model - N750-131 - Locomotive, Diesel, ČSD Class 750, 753, 754 - ŽSR (Slovakian Republic Railways) - 750 131-5

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Stock NumberN750-131
Original Retail Price171.99€
Body StyleMTB Diesel Engine CSD Class 750, 753, 754
Prototype VehicleLocomotive, Diesel, ČSD Class 750, 753, 754 (Details)
Road or Company NameŽSR (Slovakian Republic Railways) (Details)
Reporting MarksZSR
Road or Reporting Number750 131-5
Paint Color(s)Blue and Yellow
Print Color(s)Red and White on Red plate
Coupler TypeRapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler MountBody-Mount
Wheel TypeChemically Blackened Metal
Wheel ProfileSmall Flange (Low Profile)
DCC ReadinessReady
Release Date2017-01-01
Item CategoryLocomotives
Model TypeDiesel
Model SubtypeČSD
Model VarietyClass 750, 753, 754
Prototype RegionEurope
Prototype EraEU Epoch IV (1968 - 1985)
Years Produced1968 – 1980

Specific Item Information: Class 750, formerly class T478.3
Model Information: Model introduced in 2015.
  • Motor with flywheel.
  • 4 axles powered.
  • Provision for traction tires (not installed, but supplied with the model)
  • White and Red lights changing with direction of travel.
DCC Information: DCC socket Next18S (NEM662), ready for a sound-decoder.
Provision for installation of a loudspeaker.
Prototype History:
The ČSD class 753 (nicknamed Brejlovec or Diving Googles) is a 1985 hp (1460kW) four-axle BóBó diesel-electric locomotive, initially designated as class T 478.3, built by ČKD Prague workshops for the Czechoslovak State Railways ČSD, between 1968 and 1977. A total of 408 units were built; it became one of the largest class of locomotives built in the country.
More than 150 locomotives of class 753 have been modified in the 1990s to class 750 by the introduction of an electric heating alternator; the output power was increased from 1325 kW to 1460kW, with equal traction power. Several dozens of these upgraded locomotives are still in operation in freight transport at ČD Cargo and other operators.
The ČSD class 754, initially designated as class T 478.4, is an improved version of class T 478.3, designed especially for passenger and express transport. A total of 86 units were built between 1975 and 1980. The first two prototypes produced in 1975 were later re-labeled 750 series (Inv. 409 and 410), and in 2011-12 they were rebuilt to 750.7 (today's 750,711 and 712).

Read more on Standard-Gauge Locomotives In Poland website.
More on Class 753 on this website (in English) and on Wikipedia (in Czech).
More on Class 754 on this website (in English) and on Wikipedia (in Czech).
Road Name History:
Railways of the Slovak Republic (Železnice Slovenskej Republiky, ŽSR) is the state-owned railway infrastructure company in Slovakia.
The company was established in 1993 as the successor of the Czechoslovak State Railways (in Czech Československé Státní Dráhy, ČSD) in Slovakia.
In 2002 a law divided the company: ŽSR was left with infrastructure maintenance, and transport was moved into company "Železničná spoločnosť, a. s." (ZSSK). In 2005 this new company was further split into "Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a. s." (ZSSK) providing passenger services and "Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a. s." (ZSSK Cargo / ZSCS) providing freight services.
Brand/Importer Information:
MTB-model is a manufacturer of railway models, founded in 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. The production program is focused on the design and production of H0, TT and N models and other accessories for modelers, notably a full range of slow motors for switches. The production is located in the Czech region. MTB strive to offer an assortment of models from Czech Republic, Slovakia (former Czechoslovakia) and Poland.
Item created by: Alain LM on 2019-03-30 07:14:34

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