TQ8209 : East Cliff Lift

taken 1 year ago, near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

East Cliff Lift
East Cliff 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
Sunday, 16 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8278 0958 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.4108N 0:35.7350E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8250 0939
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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