Ty2-5680 – All’s well that ends well

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Cosmetically restored Ty2-5680 outside the Zabrze HQ of DB Schenker. Photo Marek Ciesielski.

There’s been a dearth of good news on BTWT of late so it gives us great pleasure to report that Deutsche Bahn have kept their word regarding Ty2-5680 and that the cosmetically restored engine is now proudly displayed outside the D B Schenker Rail Polska headquarters in Zabrze. Congratulations to Robert Dylewski and Tomasz Domzalski for a brilliantly executed PR campaign to rescue the engine after it had been sold to a scrapyard! Thanks also to Marek Ciesielski, for sending us a great photograph. (Click on the image for a larger version.)

More about the campaign to save Ty2-5680:

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2 Responses to “Ty2-5680 – All’s well that ends well”

  1. Mike Says:

    Lovely!

  2. John Savery Says:

    I believe that the chimney may have been capped on this loco as well to stop water ingress. Nice to see a loco plinthed with some thought as to the effects of the weather!

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