Czech & Slovak Railways 1st edition

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Czech & Slovak Railways – Locomotives, Multiple Units, Metros & Trams – is the complete guide to railway and tramway rolling stock operating on the railways, tramways and light rail networks of the Czech and Slovak Republics. It includes:

  • A brief historical background to the railways of the Czech and Slovak Republics.
  • Detailed fleet lists of all locomotives & multiple units in service with national operators, CD and ZSSK.
  • Brief details of the rolling stock used on international services that are timetabled to pass through the two countries.
  • Fleet information for Czech and Slovak private passenger and private freight operators.
  • A general overview of the organisation and structure of the railways in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
  • How to get to there from the UK.
  • Information about tickets and rail passes.
  • Detailed maps of the Czech and Slovak railway networks.
  • An explanation of the respective classification and numbering system and the European Vehicle Numbering scheme.
  • Livery information.
  • Depot allocations.
  • Technical data for every class of locomotive and multiple unit. *The departmental railcar fleet.
  • Detailed fleet information for the tramway and light railway networks that operate in major towns and cities.
  • Full lists of operating main line steam locomotives, plus steam, diesel and electric locomotives and multiple units that survive in preservation.
  • Information about museums and museum lines with contact details and line lengths.
  • Over 90 colour illustrations.
  • An extensive list of locomotive and multiple unit builders
  • A list of common railway-themed terms in Czech, Slovak, German and English

This book has been compiled and updated by the editor of Today’s Railways UK, Robert Pritchard. It is the result of many years of original research and countless visits to the Czech and Slovak Republics.

Czech & Slovak Railways – Locomotives, Multiple Units, Metros & Trams is part of the Platform 5 European Handbook series. It is the most comprehensive guide to railway and tramway rolling stock operating in Switzerland. 256 pages. Published 2016.

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