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Volks Electric Railway

Opened in 1883 and was the first electric railway in Great Britain. The line has a gauge of 2ft 8.5in. and runs for approx. 1.25 miles from Palace Pier to Brighton Marina Station.


  • Parking
  • Full disabled access


Brighton & Hove Council


Madeira Drive Brighton East Sussex BN2 1EN

Open days

Daily 31 Mar-Oct trains to 1715, Sat-Sun to 1815. Visitor centre open Mon, Thu-Fri 1000-1600.


By Rail: Brighton / 1 mile

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