TQ8209 : East Hill lift

taken 7 years ago, near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

East Hill lift
East Hill lift
Found mid way along Rock-A-Nore Road, the East hill lift is an Edwardian funicular cliff railway which was opened in 1902. It was originally powered by water, then electricity from 1976. The track length is 81m, and at 1:1.128 it is currently the steepest railway in Britain.

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After being shut for 3 years the lift was reopened in March 2010.

Also see West Hill Lift LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Monday, 3 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 June, 2010
Category
Railways > Funicular railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 827 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3692N 0:35.6645E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 826 094
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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