Address

Volk’s Railway,
Shoreham Airport,
Shoreham-by-Sea,
West Sussex,
BN43 5FF.
01273 467373
http://www.volkselectricrailway.co.uk/

Ages

All.

Cost

Expect to pay no more than a couple of pounds, depending on how far you want to travel. Check on the website for precise details.

Facilities:

See the website for details.

How to get there:

The station has three stops: Aquarium, "Halfway" and Black Rock (for Marina).

Extra Info:

Opened in 1883, Volk's Electric Railway is the 'world's oldest operating electric railway'. The brainchild of inventor Magnus Volk the railway runs for just over a mile along Brighton seafront between Aquarium (for Brighton Pier) and Black Rock (for the Marina). Although operated by Brighton & Hove City Council the railway has a dedicated supporters group, the Volk's Electric Railway Association (VERA) that provides active assistance to the railway's full time staff and a forum for the collection of Volk's artefacts and ephemera.

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