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Class 742
140 Karlovy Vary - Kadan
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Freight Substitutes

Pairs of class 742 diesels sometimes substituted for the usual class 751s on freights between Kadan and Karlovy Vary. 742.294 and 742.218 are seen taking a run at the bank out of Vojkovice with a westbound train of empty coal hoppers on 4th October 2003. In earlier years many westbound freights took a banker between Vojkovice and the summit at Hajek. The heaviest trains are still banked but the assisting engine often runs through all the way from Kadan.
camera : Fuji S2Pro
 
lens : 24-85mm f/2.8-4.0
 
focal length : 63 mm (94.5 mm eq.)
 
shutter : 1/500sec
 
aperture : f/6.7
 
ISO : 200
 
original : Digital 12MP JPEG
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