Spartan Appeal

The Swindon and Cricklade Railway have launched an appeal to secure the future of Spartan.  Spartan is a Polish Tkh 0-6-0 tank engine built in 1953 by the Fablok Company in the town of Chzanov.  Remarkably, 3135 Spartan is the first steam locomotive owned by the preserved railway, despite it being established in 1978.  It moved to the…