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Volks Electric Railway

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Type: Railway

The Oldest Electric Train in the World Still Running.

Contact Details

Arch 285, Madeira Drive
East Sussex

Tel: +44 (0)1273 292718

Fax: +44 (0)1273 292719


Britain's oldest electric railway built in 1883, running for one and a quarter miles along the top of the beach from the Aquarium Station near Brighton Pier to the Marina. Trains every 15 mins. Cafe and toilets opposite.

For school and group bookings please go to:

Also see: Volks Electric Railway Association website:

For school bookings please contact

Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult return fare£3.60 per ticket
Adult single fare£2.60 per ticket
Child return fare£2.10 per ticket
Child single fare£1.60 per ticket
Family return£9.30 per ticket
Family single£6.90 per ticket

Please check website for current oprices.

Opening Times

31 Mar 2015 - 29 Sep 2015

* Open: Easter-end of September.

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