The Heritage Lottery works are almost finished! We hope to be fully operational with exciting new buildings and restored cars in March 2018.
Volk’s Electric Railway normally opens each year shortly before, or at Easter and will run until the END of October.
Trains start at 10.15am except on Mondays and Fridays when they start at 11.15am. Trains run every 15 minutes after starting, at half past, quarter to, on the hour and quarter past until the last train of the day. Last trains are at 5pm Monday to Friday and at 6pm on weekends and bank holidays. Train times are the starting times from the end stations, Aquarium Station and Black Rock (Marina) Station. A journey from Aquarium Station to Black Rock (Marina) Station takes about 12 minutes in total. Allow 30 minutes for a return journey.
Fares and Times for 2018 – PLEASE COPY THIS LINK TO THE COUNCIL’S WEBSITE AS WE WILL NO LONGER SHOW THEM HERE.
Brighton & Hove City Council – Volk’s Railway https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/travel-transport-and-road-safety/volks-railway
Trains may be boarded at any station.
Single: Aquarium To Halfway
Adult Ticket – £0.00 Child Ticket (3- 14) – £0.00
Single: Aquarium to Black Rock for Marina
Adult Ticket – £0.00 Child Ticket (3-14) – £0.00 Senior Ticket (over 60) – £0.00Family Ticket – £0.00
Return: Aquarium to Black Rock for Marina
Adult Ticket – £0.00 Child Ticket (3-14) – £0.00 Senior Ticket (over 60) – £0.00 Family Ticket – £0.00
FAMILY SAVER TICKET 2 adults and 2 children up to 14 – £0.00 (a saving of £2.50) VERA MEMBERS – £0.00 (on presentation of valid membership card) GROUP RATES AND SCHOOLS – Available for pre-booked parties of 10 or more. Adult return £0.00, child return £0.00, child return + illustrated talk £0.00 COMBINED TICKETS – Special combined event tickets may be available, see station notices
The stations are all accessible by wheelchair and pushchair. Wheelchairs and pushchairs must be folded to fit on the trains or they can be left on the platform at Aquarium Station (at owner risk). Public toilets with disabled facilities are close to each station. There are also toilets in the children’s playground at Paston Place, near Halfway Station. Coach and car parking spaces are available near the Black Rock (Marina) Station along Madeira Drive.