Discovering the Cliff Lift - Saltburn's Inclined Tramway Saltburn by the Sea as a dignified Victorian resort grew up around the former smuggling village of Old Saltburn, when the industrialists of Middlesbrough needed somewhere to escape the dirt & grime and the railways could transport them easily to the coast.
The famous Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway opened in 1890 and is the highest and the steepest totally water powered railway in the world! This historic funicular Cliff Railway connects the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth providing stunning coastal views that will be the highlight of any visit.
The Thames Portland Cement Company started constructing cement works to the south of the Quarry in 1910, with production commencing in 1912-3 with one rotary kiln, and a tramway to a jetty adjacent to Cliffe fort. A second rotary kiln was added in 1926.
UK company, located in Scarborough providing rail transport services. Call South Cliffe Tramway for more information.
The tracks converged at the head of the former tramway (later a conveyor) which transported cement to a jetty in Cliffe Creek (NMR Monument Number : 1531742). The site of the cement works is now a petrol storage depot.
Cliffe is a village on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent, England, reached from the Medway Towns by a three-mile (4.8 km) journey along the B2000 road. Situated upon a low chalk escarpment overlooking the Thames marshes , Cliffe offers views of Southend-on-Sea and London.
Image caption The lift transports people from the town's pier up the steep incline to the top of the cliff The reopening of Saltburn cliff tramway is likely to be delayed until after the summer, a ...
The Scarborough South Cliff Tramway Company Limited was created in 1873 to link the South Cliff Esplanade with the South Sands, when opened it was the first funicular in the UK. The lift was designed by Crossley Brothers of Manchester, the cars were constructed by the Metropolitan Carriage Company of Birmingham.
Welcome to Bridgnorth Cliff Railway England’s Oldest and Steepest Inland Electric Funicular Railway! For over a century Bridgnorth Cliff Railway has been transporting the people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111 ft sandstone cliffs that separate High Town from Low Town, and the River Severn.
Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton in East Devon's glorious Axe Valley, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life.