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“A nice little ride”

Volk’s Electric Railway
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$25.52*
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Cycling Tour of Brighton City
Ranked #15 of 162 things to do in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A nice little ride”
Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is the oldest electric train in the world that is still functioning. My partner and myself took a walk along the beach to Brighton Marina which was about a mile and a half. After a spot of lunch we didn't quite fancy the walk back so we opted to take the volks train. It is a nice and well-priced commute between Brighton and the Marina

Worth a ride if you are heading to Brighton Marina

Visited August 2013
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“Brings back old memories...”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

I used to go on this alot of times back in the days and its still running which is good to see. The price is pretty affordable and the ride is nice. I like the fact that people wave to you as the train goes past.

Visited April 2013
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reading
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“lovely”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

it was so lovely to sit on an old fashioned little train and go along the whole of the seafront from the marina to the pier

Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Mini train trip....”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Parked for free at Asda and paid for the Volkks train in, as would rather pay towards upkeep of historic railway rather than give money to the grabbing council and their extortionate parking fees! Lovely ride and return journey 2 hours later, just long enough for a stroll up the prom or round the Lanes, bit of shopping in Asda, re park on hi rise car park and choose one of the many restaurants at the Marina or cinema for 3 hrs free parking!!! Jobs a gud'n.

Visited September 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“A little piece of history”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Volks Railway has much to recommend it. It hugs the beach and has brilliant old, open sided carriages. The only downsides are that the tickets seem on the expensive side and the line doesn't make it all the way to the marina

Visited September 2013
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