Steam locomotive 387.043

Parní lokomotiva 387.043

Designation: 387.043
Production year: 1937
Manufacturer: Škoda Plzeň
Type of vehicle: 2'C1'

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The locomotive was produced by Škoda Works in Plzeň in 1937 under production number 915 and in view of its output of 2100 horsepower its specification was for the heaviest long-distance international express trains...

Gauge pressure in the boiler was 13 bar, maximum speed was 110 km/h and service weight was 158 tonnes. In its time it was among the most successful locomotives and it is still one of the most beautiful in Europe. Its era of regular operation ended in the Brno depot. It is presently on loan at the Czech Railways Museum in Lužná u Rakovníka from the collections of the National Technical Museum in Prague. It is nicknamed “Mikádo” because of its short chimney. It is connected to tender 930.114 produced at the Ringhoffer factory. The locomotive has been non-operational since 4 October 2001.

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Summary information
Vehicle type: steam locomotive
Designation: 387.043
Owner: NTM
Condition: non-operational
Nickname: Mikádo
Production year: 1937
Manufacturer: Škoda Plzeň
Maximum speed: 110 km/h
1546 kW
Service weight: 92,8 t
Diameter of driving wheel sets: 1950 mm

Contact

T: +420 313 537 700
E: info@cdmuzeum.cz

Opening hours:
19.4.–31.5.
Sa, Su, holidays 9.30–17.00

1.6.–31.8.
Tu - Su and holidays 9.30–17.00

1.9.–30.10.
Sa, Su, holidays 9.30–17.00

Where to find us

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Did you know… ?

The height of steam traction in the Czech lands dates to the 1950s.