Volks Electric railway

Brighton Electric Railway

Brighton volks electric railwayVolks Electric railway was built in 1883 and it is Britain’s oldest electric railway. It is running for 1.75 miles along the top of the beach from the Aquarium Station near Brighton Pier to the Marina.

Starting point: Place Pier,next to Brighton Wheel
Aquarium
Paston Place
Viaduct
Finishing point Black Rock, Marina

First train  is running at 10:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and on Public Holidays and at 11:15 on Tuesday and Friday. Last train is running at 17:00 from Monday to Friday and at 18:00 during the weekend and on public holidays. Trains are going in 15 minutes period.

Contact details:

285 Madeira Drive
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 1EN

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 292718

Fax: +44 (0)1273 292719

Ticket Information:

Child single fare  – £1.00
Adult single fare  – £1.90
Family (2+4 or 1+6)  – single £4.00

Child return fare  – £1.50
Adult return fare  – £3.00
Family (2+4 or 1+6)  – return £6.70

There is a residents type of single ticket available for £1 first Saturday of each month. Proof of residence is required. There is as well school booking available.

The Railway is open between April and September.

Unfortunately it is now closed for this season (2011) and will be re-open on Easter 2012.

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