Appleby  Frodingham  Railway  Preservation Society

 
 

Winter  Brake  Van Tours

Our  Winter  Brake  van tours  will  take  place  on the  following  Saturdays   at 11:00, and will  last  for around  4  hours, including a  visit to  our  loco shed

Saturday 25th January 2020

Saturday  22nd  February 2020

Saturday 21st  March 2020

Saturday 18th April 2020

All places  must  be  prebooked  by  contacting Brigg Tourist  Information - tel 01652 657053, or  e-mail brigg.tic@northlincs.gov.uk


 

Footplate  Days

Have  you  ever  wanted to  drive a  train?

AFRPS offer  several options ,  both Full and  part  days  for  those who would  like to  take  control of  a  train on one of  Britain's  larges private  railways , with 100  miles of  track

 

Steel  footplate  Day  (Steam)

The  day  starts  around 8am when you  get to  light the  loco and  get it ready  for the days  work, you then oil and  prepare  the  loco ,  and  once  we  have  steam our  experienced  crew  will show you the  controls  before a  few  practice  runs up and  down the  shed  yard

We then take  the  loco out  for a  run round British steels  Scunthorpe  site,  before  taking a  train of wagons , or  brake  vans  for  a  journey across  the  site

Cost  for  2020 - 400 for  one  person , or  750 for  two people  booked together

Iron footplate  Day  (Steam)

The  day  starts  at either  10am , or  4pm  , when you  will take the  regulator  for a  few  practice  runs up ad  down the  shed yard ,  before a  7  mile  trip round  the  site

Cost  for  2020 - 175  for  one  person , or  300  for  2 people  booked  together

Steel footplate  Day   (Diesel)

The  day  starts  around 10am when we  look round the  loco and  take a  few  practice  runs up and  down the shed  yard  , before we then take  the  loco out  for a  run round British steels  Scunthorpe  site,  before  taking a  train of wagons , or  brake  vans  for  a  journey across  the  site, depending on loco availability  ,we will  use several  different  diesel  locos  throughout the  day 

Cost  for  2020 - 300 for  one  person , or  550 for  two people  booked together

Iron footplate  Day  (Diesel)

The  day  starts  at either  10am , or  4pm  , when you  will take the  throttle   for a  few  practice  runs up ad  down the  shed yard ,  before a  7  mile  trip round  the  site

Cost  for  2020 - 150  for  one  person , or  250  for  2 people  booked  together

All  bookings  made  before  31st  December will  still  be at  the 2019  prices ( Please  email  operations@afrps,co.uk  for details)

 

 

 

Dates  for  Summer 2020  will  be available on our  new  website  in January  2020