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Hastings Miniature Railway

Hastings Miniature Railway in Hastings

Hastings Miniature Railway
Rock-a-Nore Road
East Sussex
TN34 3DW
07789 725 438
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Hastings Miniature Railway is a charming attraction in Hastings, East Sussex, England, offering a delightful experience for tourists of all ages. Opened in 1948 it is now the oldest 10.25” gauge railway in the uk.

The railway features miniature steam and diesel locomotives that pull both open and covered carriages, allowing visitors to enjoy a leisurely ride along a picturesque track.

As the train chugs along, passengers are treated to beautiful views of the coastline, with the shimmering sea on one side and the vibrant promenade on the other. The gentle sea breeze and the rhythmic sound of the train add to the charm of the experience.

The journey on the Hastings Miniature Railway is particularly enjoyable for families with children, who often find delight in the novelty of riding on a miniature train. It provides a sense of adventure and captures the imagination as they watch the locomotive steam past and enjoy the coastal scenery.

Hastings Miniature Railway holds a special place in the hearts of both locals and tourists, as it has been a part of the town’s history since it first opened in 1948. It continues to be a beloved attraction, offering a leisurely and charming ride along the beautiful Hastings seafront.

Whether you’re seeking a nostalgic journey, a fun experience for children, or simply a unique way to enjoy the coastal views, a ride on the Hastings Miniature Railway is sure to be a memorable part of your visit to Hastings.

The railway holds various events over the year including a diesel gala, steam gala and end of season gala, which feature many of its own locomotives as well as visiting locomotives from other railways.

Throughout December the railway also operates its evening Illuminated Christmas specials and also welcomes Santa for the grotto specials.

The railway operates all year round, operating daily on every school holiday and from May to October with limited weekend services through the winter months.

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