CP suspends sale of steam engines for scrap

CP – Comboios de Portugal, aware of protests in recent days in public opinion and in an effort to preserve some of the deactivated rolling stock that is part of a current lot being sold for scrap, has decided to suspend it.

The Portuguese National Railway Museum shall be given another chance to reassess its interest in the machines going to be scrapped.

As in the past, CP is willing to sell these vehicles with historical interest to credible entities that are able to avoid their degradation and ensure their preservation.

This has always been the company’s priority although it is not always possible to find companies or institutions that are interested in buying this kind of material.