On 20 December 2017 that CZ LOKO publicly announced that it had received an order from PSŽ for one EffiLiner 1600 ‘Bizon’ locomotive. It was indicated by the Czech manufacturer that delivery would occur in early-2018. Already on 5 January 2018, the locomotive could be seen outside the CZ LOKO works in Česká Třebová.
PSŽ is the third operator to order an EffiLiner 1600 diesel locomotive from CZ LOKO. An overview of all orders until now:
SD – Kolejová doprava: 5 locomotives (753 601-605)
Unipetrol Doprava: 2 locomotives (753 606-607)
PSZ: 1 locomotive (753 608)
CER Cargo Holding > CER Hungary: 1 locomotive (753 609), 2nd locomotive under negotiation
An overview of all EffiLiner 1600 locomotives can be found on MainlineDiesels.net.