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N Scale - MTB-model - N754-006 - Locomotive, Diesel, ČSD Class 750, 753, 754 - ČD (Czech Railways) - 754 006-5

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Stock Number N754-006
Original Retail Price 171.99€
Brand MTB-model
Manufacturer MTB-model
Body Style MTB Diesel Engine CSD Class 750, 753, 754
Prototype Vehicle Locomotive, Diesel, ČSD Class 750, 753, 754 (Details)
Road or Company Name ČD (Czech Railways) (Details)
Reporting Marks CD
Road or Reporting Number 754 006-5
Paint Color(s) 2-tone blue and White
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type Rapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler Mount Body-Mount
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
DCC Readiness Ready
Release Date 2016-01-01
Item Category Locomotives
Model Type Diesel
Model Subtype ČSD
Model Variety Class 750, 753, 754
Prototype Region Europe
Prototype Era EU Epoch IV (1968 - 1985)
Years Produced 1968 – 1980
Scale 1/160

Specific Item Information: Class 754, formerly class T478.4

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:
České dráhy, often shortened to ČD (English: Czech Railways), is the main railway operator in the Czech Republic providing regional and long-distance services.
The company was established in 1993, after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, as a successor of the Czechoslovak State Railways.
With a fleet of more than 2,500 motive vehicles, it operates on the national infrastructure managed by SŽDC, a network of circa 9,400 km of railway lines.

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 07:28:40

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