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have any engines been written-off in preservation?

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    I found another link from 2012; https://www.national-preservation.c...de-for-preservation-but-later-scrapped.34630/
     
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    you might say that Diesel Hydraulic D818 'Glory' was one that was 'preserved' to some degree at Swindon Works and then scrapped
    Similarly, K&WVR had D2519 from NCB Hatfield Colliery in 1982 before scrapping as a source of spares for D2511 already purchased from NCB Brodsworth Colliery in 1977
    I believe a few Class 11 diesels have been saved from industrial use and then subsequently scrapped.
    I'm sure there's more others can recall - and then there's 42859?
     
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    D2519 was a sad case as I recall... I remember seeing it newly-restored, then a few weeks later it has disappeared - Scrapped. Real shame.

    Richard.
     
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    Wasn't 3612 also just a bought as source of spares?
     
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    So was 5080. Thank Bob things worked out differently!
     
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    NYMR PW have scrapped a number of machines over the years including a 5 ton Smith and Rodley crane and more recently Tamper 73214.

    The tamper however has provided a large amount of spare parts that also fit our other tampers. 73250 + 73307
     
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    (So was 7802!)

    3612 was, and was scrapped on the SVR. The distinction I was trying to draw was that 1502/1509 were bought but never made it to the SVR and so weren't on the SVR 'list'.

    If you're moving beyond 'engines' the list would be very long!

    Cheers

    Patrick
     
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    I heard that crane got scrapped to as I knew someone into cranes the Plymouth valley railway also scrapped a crane and he said also an engine too and I’ve also hear of another engine being scrapped and there are also some tank engines in a scrap yard somewhere about 4 of them
     

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