Appleby  Frodingham Railway  Preservation Society

 

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AFRPS  offer  footplate  days  on both steam and  diesel  locos  from 2  hours  to a  full  day. these  days  can be  tailored  to  suit  individuals subject  to  loco avalibilty

All places  must  be  prebooked  ,by e-mailing operations@afrps.co.uk , or  telephoning  07889 297271  

 

 

2 Hour  Driving Experience

  Steam Diesel These  experiences  can be  booked   any  day  that  there  is a  socially  distanced  brake  van tour -they  will  start  at  either  09:30 or  16:00, You will  be  collected  from Frodingham  Station and  drive  the  loco around  the  site  before  returning to  Frodingham platform, a  Brake  van can be  attached  to  the  rear  of  the  loco for   family  to  travel  on Request
1 Person    250 200
2 Persons 400 350

 

Full Day Driving Experience

  Steam

08:00-16:00

Diesel

09:00- 15:30

These  experiences  can be  booked on most  days  , we  will collect  you  from Frodingham platform  and  take  you  to  our  loco shed.

We  them prepare  the  loco for  the  days  work, our  experienced  instructors will  explain the  controls  to you and we  will  have a  few  practice  runs in the  shed  yard before  going for a  7  mile  ride  round  site .

After  lunch (Not  included) we  take  the  loco back out again with a  small  freight  train around  the  site  , before  returning to the  shed and  disposing of the  loco

1 Person  500 400
2 Persons 800 600