The Southeast Sights

Volk's Electric Railway

  • Marine Parade Map It
  • Brighton
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 08/18/2015

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Built by inventor Magnus Volk in 1883, this was the first public electric railroad in Britain. In summer you can take the 1¼-mile trip along Marine Parade.

Sight Information


Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1TA, England

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Sight Details:

  • £4 round-trip
  • Easter–Sept., Mon. and Fri. 11:15–5, Tues.–Thurs. 10:15–5, weekends and holidays 10:15–6

Published 08/18/2015


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