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A historic railway could be under threat as it looks for £1.5 million to secure its future

For 130 years, the Volks Railway has travelled the mile-long route along Brighton seafront.

But, with railway operators expressing fears over how long it can safely operate, finance chiefs at Brighton and Hove City Council said it may be forced to step in if it fails to get funding to make the attraction more sustainable.

It comes as a revised lottery funding bid to turn the first public electric railway in the world into an all-weather attraction has been submitted [expand title=”SHOW MORE” swaptitle=”SHOW LESS”]
READ FULL STORY : ARGUS 29 October 2013