Title ID 7211Collection ID876
Title[Volk’s Railway]
Date[ca. 1985]
CollectionB. C. Suter
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeSeaside Transport
KeywordsRailway Stations Railways Leisure Time Activities Beaches Harbours Boats Piers [Palace Pier, Brighton] Seaside Resorts
RegionalBrighton & Hove
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionB. C. Suter
CameraB. C. Suter
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 min. 49 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A series of panoramic views of Brighton Beach and Seafront between Palace Pier and Brighton Marina following the Volk's Railway line along the seafront, that includes Lewes Crescent, taken by B. C. Suter.


A train leaves the Volk's Railway station at Brighton's Palace Pier. Views of Palace Pier, East Brighton beach, a playground and amusements follow, taken from the promenade above. Sunbathers lay on the shingle beach below.

Brighton Marina is seen from the promenade, further along the Seafront, where the Volk's train stands at the Marina Station. An extended montage of panoramic views show Lewes Crescent in Kemptown, the Marina wall and the Cinema and car park. The Palace Pier as seen from the Marina, with the beach stretching out to the pier. The film closes with views of the Marina wall, taken from the beach.