TQ8209 : Looking up East Hill Lift

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

Looking up East Hill Lift
Looking up East Hill Lift
Looking from the bottom
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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TQ8209, 3511 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 June, 2010
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Category
Railways > Funicular railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 827 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3952N 0:35.7086E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 827 095
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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