Group Tours

Group Tours

If you would like to organise a group tour of Volk’s Electric Railway between Easter and the end of October here are some flexible options to learning about the fascinating history of Volk’s Electric Railway.

Express Ticket

Join a tour guide to explore our Visitor Centre before riding the train to the end of the line and stopping off at our new Workshop on your return for a guided tour of the viewing gallery.

Minimum groups of 15

Visit lasts approx. 1 hour

£7 per person

Includes return ticket to Black Rock

Saver Ticket

Get to grips with the history of Volk’s Electric Railway with a tour of our Visitor Centre & Workshop before attending a special talk covering a topic of your choice at the Visitor Centre.

Minimum groups of 15

Visit lasts approx. 1.5 hours

£10 per person

Includes return ticket to Black Rock

1st Class Ticket

Explore the Visitor Centre & Workshop with your own guide before stopping at Magnus Volk’s 130 year old office for a private tour and demonstration. After your tours and train ride a special talk covering a topic of your choice will take place at the Visitor Centre.

Minimum groups of 10

Visit lasts approx. 2 hours

£15 per person

Includes return ticket to Black Rock

Specialist talk topics

  • Magnus Volk
  • The history of the Volk’s Electric Railway
  • Volk’s engineering heritage
  • Trams
  • Brighton Then and Now
  • The history of Madeira Drive and the ‘green wall’
  • The Victorian seaside
  • The history of bathing
  • Brighton’s piers
  • The seashore habitat

Trains run between 10.30 and 5pm and your visit can be organised at a time that suits you. Please email volksbookings@brighton-hove.gov.uk for more information

Bookings 01273 294478

Brighton & Hove Council National Lottery Funding Volks Electric Railway Association