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Volk’s Electric Railway

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285 Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1EN, England
+44 1273 292718
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

....even though it states quite clearly open it isn’t, so a huge disappointment it is half term loads about and it should be open!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 994Carrie
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Volk's eletric railway Is a very interesting railway in southern England,in Sussex at 60 km from London

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Martin-Guardigli
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Lovely little seafront railway along Brighton Seafront. Well maintained. Friendly staff. Price is good for the ride, which ends at a fun playpark. Definitely worth a ride there and back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

We got on at black rock station after buying a ticket £12:50 return. Takes you down to hove albion and back. If it is raining avoid it as the coaches are open. Children love it. Small gage railway so a small electric train with great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Excellent time had by all, lovely little train ride, decorating a socking and Santa is amazing. Lovely and helpful staff too. Would definitely recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Spath1
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Considering the age of this train it is kept in remarkable condition and very well maintained. Just unfortunate it was raining but this did not spoil our enjoyment.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 37joann
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The last time I visited Brighton the train wasn't running, so was very glad it was open this time. Got the train to the Marina and back - excellent little train, great views. Highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kacie38
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic train ride for kids and lovely to learn about the history of the railway in the museum. Defo recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Enfieldmassive
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We travelled on a late October Tuesday which was overcast and not warm – not wishing to walk to the Marina we thought we would try the train as it appeared a more exciting option than the bus – despite it being half-term – we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeteD60
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Have been to Brighton several times over the years, but never to the VER before. Fascinating history! A lot of cash has been well spent on keeping this unusual railway running - well spent!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Phillip J
14 August 2018|
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Response from DAVIDMS20050 | Reviewed this property |
At the start of the railway at the Aquarium station . There is a ticket booth cafe and museum.
29 July 2018|
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Response from LesleyandClive | Reviewed this property |
Yes - dogs are allowed on the train (but not on the seats).
Debbie B
4 July 2018|
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Response from LesleyandClive | Reviewed this property |
There was an accessible carriage on the train we used, with a ramp and room for a wheelchair, the staff were very helpful.