TQ8209 : East Hill Lift

taken 11 months ago, near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

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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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Sunday, 16 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8272 0951 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3742N 0:35.6818E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8272 0950
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