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Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society

Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Brigg Rd, Scunthorpe, England
+44 1652 659108
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LellyEngland
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RJH29
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went on the Brake Van tour of the Scunthorpe steel works. Riding on the verandahs made sure we got a first class view of the site!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Helen D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hevo125
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Fabiano V
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4 August 2017|
Response from Fabiano V | Reviewed this property |
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