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Lynton & Lynmouth (England)

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Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
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Passengers and drivers


Two drivers:
Eric Wilde and
Lisa Peckover

Lisa is very proud to be the first woman driver of the cliff railway.
Inside the car with the panoramic view above the Lynmouth bay.
The oldest passenger of the cliff railway. He uses it every day
Technical Datas


Start
1890
Status
Designers
Bob Jones
George Marks
Type of funicular
Type of tracks
Energy
Bottom station
Lynmouth 2 m
Top station
Lynton 154 m
Length
263 m
Gauge
1,14 m
Diff of levels
152 m
Max gradient
55,6%
Max Speed
6,7 m/s
Cables
2 + 2
Number of cars
2
Water tank
3150 litres
Capacity of one car
40 passengers
Lynmouth
Devon, EX35 6EQ
England

enquiries@cliffrailwaylynton.co.uk
Tel 44 (0)1598 753908
Fax 44 (0)1598 752733
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