Peckett 0-6-0ST No. 1636 'Fonmon'
Built for Aberthaw & Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co Ltd, it worked at their cement works and the Tumen Asbestos Works in Rhoose, South Wales.

Originally preserved at the Avon Valley Railway, nr Bristol in the 1970s, where it worked until expiry of its boiler certificate in 1990.

Last run was at Spa Valley Railway, 27/09/2009 when her ten year boiler ticket expired.

Named after Fonmon Castle, which is a fortified medieval castle near the village of Fonmon in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Arrived on site 11th July 2016. It is intended to eventually restore her back to running order.

It will be her 100th birthday in 2024

 

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