The Volks Electric Railway, Brighton
The Volks Electric Railway is the first public and oldest operating electric railway in the world. Inventor, Magnus Volk the son of a German clockmaker, presented his latest creation and...
In its 10 year history, it’s the first time the Tour (Britain’s premier cycle race) has come to Sussex.
Stage seven of the Tour of Britain is the penultimate stage and spans from Camberley to Brighton and will be coming to Sussex on Saturday 13 September 2014.
The stage commences in Surrey and will come into Haywards Heath and other West Sussex locations then move into East Sussex, including going to Eastbourne and Lewes before it finishes on Madeira Drive, Brighton seafront.
Last year’s event was won by Sir Bradley Wiggins and this event attracts higher quality teams.
There will be three ‘King of the Mountain’ climbs and the same amount of intermediate sprints in this stage.
The competitors will enter the city through Ditchling Beacon, passing Coldean Lane, Lewes Road, Elm Grove, Wilson Avenue and Warren Road.