Stored Eurostar set sent for scrap

Rail (UK) - - Fleet News -

The fifth Class 373 Eurostar set to be sent for scrap ar­rived at Euro­pean Metal Re­cy­cling’s’ Kings­bury fa­cil­ity on March 18.

Un­like other sets taken to EMR the 18-ve­hi­cle set, with power cars 373013/014, had been stored for sev­eral months. Oth­ers had been taken straight out of traf­fic for scrap­ping.

Eurostar is dis­pos­ing of all but eight sets, with the ‘373s’ be­ing re­placed by Siemens Class 374 e320 Ve­laros. Al­ready sent for scrap have been 373003-006/ 019/020, 373107/108.

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