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ChS2k-712 Co-Co electric locomotive
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No: 7385   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Skoda   Country: Russia
ChS2k-712 Co-Co electric locomotive

Photographed on 22 August 2009 at the Rizhsky Vokzal railway museum in Moscow, Russia.
Power: 4,200 kW, Maximum speed: 160 km/h, Length: 18.92 m, Weight: 120 tonnes, Supply: 3 kV DC.
The original ChS2 Class were built by the Shkoda plant in Czechoslovakia between 1962 and 1973. A total of 942 were manufactured.
During tests on the Moscow-Leningrad line a ChS2 reached a record speed of 220 km/h, and these locomotives normally achieved 160 km/h with 20 carriages behind them.
They were completely redesigned in 2001 after about 40 years of service, with new traction motors and driver's cab, for example, including microprocessor control. This brought the designation ChS2k, and this particular locomotive was the first to roll out of the Yaroslavskiy works that had been fully modified to the new standard. It was used for testing from the Moscow-Sortirovochnaya depot, and also used as a simulator at the Chelyabinsk depot on the Yuzhno-Uralskaya railway before being given to the museum.
Picture added on 01 September 2009 at 11:18
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Rizhsky Vokzal Railway Museum, Moscow, Russia
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