Just a short ride but really more interesting for it's history than the actual experience. Pick a good day Really cold if windy
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unfortunately this railway is closed for the summer but I have been on this railway many times in the past the railway is fun and worth a ride although the old carriages were a bit run down and the line very out dated but hopefully...More
This wonderful little historic railway and attraction will be shut for Summer 2017. It is being renovated with lottery money and a very old live gas pipe has been discovered which needs to be removed. No idea why it should take so long. So cross...More
A few years ago I reviewed the Volks and noted its terrible state of repair. So its great to be able to report back that the renovation of the Volks though behind time is now under way. The carriages have been sent off for renovation...More
Lovely little electric railway that goes along the seafront. Ends up at a decent playpark for the kids. Price reasonable. Don't forget to wave to everyone!
The oldest surviving electric railway in the country runs for a couple of miles along the Brighton Coast between the Palace Pier (Yes, it is The Palace Pier NOT "Brighton Pier"!!....sorry, strike for tradition!!) and Black Rock/Marina. It is an entirely reliable summer service....unlike the...More
Lovely peace of English history, and one of the first of its kind, opened way back in 1883 on August 4th. When it was presented to the people of Brighton an electric railway and doing towards the Marine about 1/4 quarter of a mile hope...More
Nice yo ride up and down the front in the sunshine. Restored to a great standard and reasonably priced with a half way stop too. Great for getting from the pier to the harbour.
This historic little railway runs with one side adjacent to the road and the other to Brighton's pebble beach, between the town and the marina. Its one of the earliest electric railways in existence, dating from the 1880s. The ride takes about 20 minutes in...More
A ride along a not particularly attractive area of Brighton. The Volks railway is ancient and only maintained by hardworking volunteers and it's a shame Brighton council or The Lottery do not provide more help for this piece of English history!!! So please use it...More