Category Archives: Volks Electric Railway

In Pictures: Volks Electric Railway returns

As we reported at the weekend the Volks Electric Railway resumed services on Saturday 14th October after over a year of inaction as a result of the “Saving Volk’s” refurbishment project. Although works are not sufficiently advanced to allow trains … Continue reading

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Volks Electric Railway set to return to service

By the time you read this article the Volks Electric Railway should be back in operation with a limited service to be run between Aquarium and Halfway as the Heritage Lottery Fund backed regeneration project starts to come towards a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Volks Electric Railway works continue

The Volks Electric Railway in Brighton currently remains closed with the “Saving Volks” project running behind schedule. The last reports suggested that it may run again in the autumn although no official word has confirmed recently whether this will be … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Volks Electric Railway 2, 5 & 7

In this edition of Picture in Time we head to the Sussex coast again although whereas last time we were there we were concentrating on the Modern Electric Tramway operation this time we are looking at the Volks Electric Railway.

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Delays in “Saving Volks” project likely to see no service this summer

The Volks Electric Railway looks set to miss it first summer season since 1948 following delays to the “Saving Volks” Lottery funded project. a previously unknown – but live – gas supply was found during the demolition of the car … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Volks Electric Railway

A line we rarely feature on these pages is the subject of Picture in Time today as we head to the south coast and Brighton’s Volks Electric Railway.

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Volks Electric Railway is in the way – apparently

It has been running along Brighton seafront since 1883 and has become a major tourist attraction in its own right but according to a “leading architect” the Volks Electric Railway is “in the way” and needs to be moved to … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have more photos for you this week on British Trams Online with images from the Isle of Man, Volks Electric Railway and Blackpool all featuring:

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