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
  • Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Operator:Brighton & Hove Council
Address:Madeira Drive
East Sussex BN2 1EN
Contacts: 01273 292 718
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Open days:Daily 31 Mar-29 Sep 1015-1700. (Mon & Fri from 1115.) (Sat-Sun & BHol to 1800.)
By Rail: Brighton / 1 mile

This entry was last updated on 1st October 2017

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