Diesel locomotive class T 478.2 of the Czechoslovakian State Railways.
■ 3rd locomotive series with beaded side walls which reach up to the edge of the roof
■ Delicately etched plates with the loco numbers T 478 2059 and T 478 2062 are attached to the package.
The classes T 478.1 and T 478.2 are diesel electric multi-purpose locomotives and earned their nick name "Bardotka", after the french actress Brigitte Bardot, because of their striking exterior design. From 1966 to 1971, 230 series locomotives were built for the ČSD at the factory CKD in Prague. The locomotives hauled all types of passenger and goods trains.You could find them also at the border stations of the neighbouring countries.
- Number of axles with traction tyres - 1
- Number of driven axles - 4
- Coupling - NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
- Minimum radius - 358 mm
- Flywheel - yes
- separate etched plates - yes
- Motor - 5-pole motor