CZ Loko

[CZ] Now for real: Unipetrol receives first Vectron and Bison locomotive

Unipetrol, the Czech Republic’s largest refining and petrochemical group, continues its planned investments. Its subsidiary Unipetrol Doprava, which is engaged in rail transport and transport of chemical products, has expanded […]

[CZ] This is CZ Loko’s EffiShunter 300 in CD livery

News from CZ Loko; the first two-axle ‘EffiShunter 300’ locomotive for the Czech railways is good to go. The image shows you the designated ‘794 002’, the second machine of […]

[CZ] Czech railways order 12 EffiShunter 300 shunting locomotives

After launching an international tender, the Czech national railways (České dráhy or ČD) have placed an order with CZ Loko for the delivery of twelve new 2-axle shunting locomotives. The […]

[FI] CZ Loko completes new EffiShunter loco for Fenniarail [updated]

Today, the Czech manufacturer of diesel locomotives CZ Loko published an image of ’92 10 2102 104-0 FIN-FERFI’. The blue diesel locomotive is the first of two extra locomotives that […]

[HU] CER Cargo acquires EffiShunter 1600 locomotive from CZ Loko

You may know the Trans Montana locomotives in the blue and orange livery of CER Cargo. And the operator from Hungary also used some paint on several old-skool locomotives, such […]

[HU] CZ Loko Effishunter 1600 in Hungary for the first time

On 3 February, CZ Loko’s six-axled heavy duty shunter 774 714-0 was seen in Komárom, Hungary, while performing dynamic trials. Configured for operations on Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian and Polish rails, it had not […]

[CZ] Second EffiShunter for Trinecké Železárny steel works

In November, Czech rolling stock manufacturer CZ LOKO completed the construction of a third EffiShunter 500 locomotive. Designated 723 703-5, it is the second of its type to join the […]

[CZ] CZ Loko: 744 101 ‘EffiShunter 1000’ meets Stage IIIB emission standards

During InnoTrans 2016, CZ Loko from the Czech Republuc presented a 4-axle heavy-duty shunter: the ‘EffiLiner 1000’. It is center cab locomotive, sixteen meters long and weighing 80 tonnes. It has a […]

[LV] Latvian railways want to build an hydrogen powered shunting locomotive

The railways of Latvia, Latvijas Dzelzcels or LDz, wants to built a hydrogen powered, six-axle heavy shunter locomotive. A ‘memorandum of understandig’ was signed on 11.08.2016. The plan is that LDz subsidiary […]

[CZ] Project EffiLiner 3000: Belgian electric reincarnated as Czech lease locomotive

In April 2013, Belgian locomotive no. 1203 left its home country. The former SNCB/NMBS dual voltage electric had started its journey to the Czech Republic. This is a story about the […]