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Railography : Czech Rep : Line 231 Praha - Nymburk - Kolin
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Style Over Substance

The class 451 and 452 units that work many local services around Praha look great but they're pretty spartan inside. From the photographer's perspective it will be a sad loss when these distinctive units are finally ousted by new class 471s. However, the passengers probably won't see it that way.

A four car set powered by 452.020 and 452.019 pulled away from Velke Zbozi with Os9421, the 13:50 from Praha Masarykovo to Kutna Hora, on 1 May 2006.
Camera : NIKON D2X . . . Focal Len : 48.0 mm (72 mm eq.) . . . Shutter : 1/800sec . . . Aperture : f/6.3 . . . ISO : 200 . . . Original : Digital 12MP NEF