Postcard ŽABOTLAM

This iconic train unit has received many nicknames, such as “Panťák, “Žába” and “Emilka”.

Delivery to:
6.10.2021
IN STOCK
Code: 250
Brand: Locomotif
€0,39
Category: Postcards
Machine type: Electric unit
Power: Electric

 

This iconic train unit has received many nicknames, such as “Panťák, “Žába” and “Emilka”. The first “Žabotlam” units were manufactured in 1964 and their expected service life was around 15 years. The last unit, however, was in operation until 2018 on the regular line between Praha-Libeň and Roztoky (decommissioned five days before a scheduled technical inspection). This train was simply immortal.

And where can you see Žabotlam today? The 451026-9 unit unit was retired and moved to the depository in Chomutov after a respectable run of 54 years. It went there in a great celebration, on its own. Another unit is maintained in Šumperk, from where it comes out for nostalgic train rides.

And what made Žabotlam so unique? For example, simple changing of the direction of travel without shunting, fast acceleration or a low-floor passenger compartment.

In 2018, Žabotlam was definitively replaced by “Ešus” (CityElefant).

 

 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

Classic postcard. Train motif on one side, space for text on the other.

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