[CZ] 753 609: CZ Loko hands over Effiliner 1600 to CER Cargo [updated]

CER Cargo’s fleet of strikingly painted new locomotives is growing. And more are to come. This time a first EffiLiner 1600 has been added to the line-up: this 753 609.

Update: On 28.03.2018 CZ Loko officially handed over the locomotive to CER Cargo.

Handing over the 753 609 – 28.03.2018 – Photo: Dalibor Palko
Handing over the 753 609 – 28.03.2018 – Photo: Dalibor Palko

CER Cargo is the fourth customer for the 1.550 kW (Caterpillar 3512C diesel engine) main line diesel locomotive built by CZ Loko. SD-Kolejová Doprava, Unipetrol Doprava, Prvá Slovenská železničná (PSŽ) have similar machines in their fleet. The 4-axle locomotive has a top speed of 100 km/h and a maximum traction effort of 202 kN. 

More about the Effiliner on MainlineDiesels.net




The completion of 753 609 is a good opportunity to have a closer look at the recent acquisitions by the CAR Cargo Holding, an overview:

– Softronic Trans Montana 20: 610 100
– Softronic Trans Montana 21: 610 101
– Softronic Trans Montana 25: 610 102
– Softronic Trans Montana 34: on order
– CZ Loko EffiShunter 1600: 774 714
– CZ Loko EffiLiner 1600: 753 609 for CER Hungary
– CZ Loko EffiLiner 1600: planned – to be operated by CER Slovakia
– CZ Loko EffiLiner 3000: 365 002 – Ordered for CER Slovakia

753 609 arrives at Skalice nad Svitavou on 10.03.2018 – Photo: Haribo Vyplašil