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Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society – Railtours around the Steelworks

On selected summer weekends, AFRPS run Railtours around the Scunthorpe Steelworks site. With guides on hand, you’ll learn all about Iron and Steel Making with glimpses of red hot steel. The afternoon tours are suitable for all the family and on selected Saturday evenings Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation run adult only brake van tours. You can also enjoy a coffee in a restored Buffet carriage when there is a short stop at the loco sheds.


Please call Brigg Tourist Information Centre to book your place or to find out further information on tel 01652 657053. Tours are free of charge however they do appreciate a small donation on the day.


AFRPS Summer Railtours (2 hours 30)

4th May 2019 Steam 13:00

18th May 2019 Steam 13:00

1st June 2019 Steam 13:00

8th June 2019 Steam 13:00

22nd June 2019 Steam 13:00

29th June 2019 Steam 13:00

6th July 2019 Steam 13:00

20th July 2019 Steam 13:00

27th July 2019 Steam 13:00

3rd August 2019 Steam 13:00

17th August 2019 Steam 13:00

24th August 2019 Steam 13:00

31st August 2019 Steam 13:00

14th September 2019 Steam 13:00

21st September 2019 Steam 13:00

28th September 2019 Steam 13:00


Summer Brake Van Tours (4 hours)

4th May 2019 Steam 16:30

1st June 2019 Steam 16:30

29th June 2019 Steam 16:30

27th  July 2019 Steam 16:30

24th August 2019 Steam 16:30

28th September 2019 Steam 16:30

*Brake van tours are not suitable for children under 10 years old.


photo of the steelworks external grounds with a steel wagon spilling hot melted steel

logo of the Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society

logo of British Steel

Gate E, Brigg Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1XA
01652 657053
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