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It was interesting to see the interior of the steelworks, instead of just viewing it from Brigg Road!
Before you go on this trip, read up about the history of British Steel first to have more of an insight into steel making and how vast...More
I was born in Scunthorpe and my Father worked for 51yrs in Redbourne steelworks, long-since demolished.
My wife and I have recently bought a house in Scunthorpe and she had never even seen the steelworks!
The tour is excellent, a running commentary all the way...More
Two and a half hour trip around the steel works by steam and diesel train, with informed commentary and a visit to the preservation groups depot. Probably the only way most of us are going to see around the steelworks! A great deal to see...More
This tour on a steam train gave a superb commentary tour of Scunthorpe steel works
Covered every area in detail. Suitable for those wishing to experience and see the works
And for rail enthusiasts, stopping at the loco shed for refreshments and looking at the...More
My niece and I (sadly both over 30) went on the tour not really knowing what to expect and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The tour lasted approx. 2.5 hours and went round the entire perimeter of the steel works as well as criss crossing through the...More
The Appleby Frodingham Railway have saddle tank engines with old BR carriages and they chug around the British Steel site which has miles of track. There is a lot to see and some fun for the children as the train gets assisted and pulled and...More
I took my five and two year old grandsons on this trip and although they weren't interested in the history of the steelworks, they thoroughly enjoyed the train ride, even though the two year old fell asleep for a while. The tour last 2.5 hours...More
Our first visited here the tour it will take you to explore around the British Steel works in Scunthorpe, there is vary different times and open some days during the year better check on theirs website and facebook for any update. It must be booking...More
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No it doesn't run on 19th but on 16th of September look on facebook "Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society" is not like other heritage you turn up this is booking advance only by the phone the specification date... More
No it doesn't run on 19th but on 16th of September look on facebook "Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society" is not like other heritage you turn up this is booking advance only by the phone the specification date that you wish to go it is free but donate at the end of the tour. Two type of tours first is midday with DMU coach include seat and toilet it only go 50% of tracks by diesel. If you want the full tracks it will be in evening but with no seat you have to stand approx 3 hours in brake van with steam. The car park is free 100 yards to the platform.