The former P&W U18B soon to be scrapped.

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The former P&W U18B soon to be scrapped.

Postby johnnyloco » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:06 pm

While I haven't heard a definite 100% confirmation, it sure looks like the former 1801 (still in P&W livery) is going to be scrapped. The unit was purchased by the Southern Railroad of New Jersey about 10 years ago and is now on their 'death track' in Winslow, NJ. A damaged turbocharger is one problem I have heard about.
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Re: The former P&W U18B soon to be scrapped.

Postby DutchRailnut » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:03 pm

from all parts missing , I would say the turbo charger is least of problem.
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Re: The former P&W U18B soon to be scrapped.

Postby MEC407 » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:25 am

That's a shame. I always kind of wondered why SRNJ bought it in the first place. It doesn't seem like they used it very much before they parked it.

I guess South Carolina is the only place left on the planet where one can see operable domestic-style U18Bs in action. :-\
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