Slovakia - diesel locomotives

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The so called "diver's glasses" diesels used to be quite common in former Czechoslovakia and they are even today much used in Czech Republic, Slovakia and Italy. They used to be of the old class T478.3 but many of them have been rebuilt in several different ways at different times. This one belongs to the class 757. There are 25 of them and they are former Slovakian class 750 machines, originally built in 1968, which were rebuilt by ZOS Zvolen in 2010-2015. It's a four axle machine with a power rating of 1550 kW and a top speed of 100 km/h. They are mainly used in passenger trains.
Picture from Košice station 2.7.2018 by Ilkka Siissalo.


Class 721 shunter diesels are already old machines. These are old Czech made machines from the year 1962. Similar machines are/were in use almost everywhere during communist rule throughout the eastern communist bloc of countries. It has a power rating of 551 kW and a maximum speed of 80 km/h. They were built by ČKD Českomoravská Kolben-Daněk.
Picture from Košice station 3.7.2018 by Ilkka Siissalo.


Another class 721 shunter photographed one day earlier, but from the other side.
Picture from Košice station 2.7.2018 by Ilkka Siissalo.


This MVTV 02 catenary wire inspection and installation train has been built by modifying it from a class 810 railbus. It's now owned and operated by ŽSR, the state-owned rail infrastructure provider company of Slovakia.
Picture from Bratislava 23.6.2023 by Markku Salo.
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