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FABULOUS, FUNICULAR NEWS!

We’re back.

We are running up and down the tracks from 9am until 5pm each and every day from Friday 15 February through spring, summer, autumn, winter, until….. well, Christmas probably!

Not only that (how much excitement can you take?) but we have kept our prices the same as last year.

Not only that (there’s more?) but you can also still buy our ten trips for £10 tickets making a journey with us even more of a bargain.

Right, that’s quite enough excitement for now.

Sit down, take it easy, soak up all that info and we’ll see you soon.

Let 2019, and our tenth anniversary celebrations, begin…..

Cliff Railway Day – Saturday 11 May 2019

For Cliff Railway Day 2019 we have a treat on offer that could not be simpler:

On Saturday 11 May EVERYONE will travel for FREE.
ALL DAY.

Yep, that’s right.
As part of our celebrations of the tenth anniversary of community ownership of Babbacombe Cliff Railway we have decided to say a huge thank you and invite everyone to travel up and down for FREE.

So, if you’ve been travelling with us for years, you are absolute stars and we look forward to seeing you for a free trip.
If you’ve never travelled with us before, then surely this is the day to give it a go…..

Tenth Anniversary Celebrations

Ten years ago, the community took over ownership of Babbacombe Cliff Railway.

Over that time Babbacombe Cliff Railway has been lucky enough to have an amazing team of passionate, dedicated people who have all been committed to their role as custodians of this fabulous, historic piece of engineering and have also been determined to ensure that the railway thrives and that its future is safe.

If you’ve visited us over the past decade hopefully you’ll have some idea of what we’ve tried to do. Babbacombe Cliff Railway is in excellent condition, we have our very own Visitor Centre on the beach and we have enjoyed a host of fantastic events with hoards of people enjoying some great times on the railway and on Oddicombe Beach.

Traveller numbers were around 90,000 in 2009.

They were over 130,000 in 2018.

Team Babbacombe Cliff Railway is absolutely delighted to be celebrating ten incredible years with many more to come.

Thank you to each and every one of you who has helped us make them incredible.

Word of warning – we will be talking more about this…..

End of year news…..

We thought we’d end the year with a couple of items of news:

Firstly, 2018 has seen record-breaking numbers of people use Babbacombe Cliff Railway. Over 130,000 people travelled with us this year. Amazing.

Secondly, 2019 will be the 10th anniversary of the community owning Babbacombe Cliff Railway. We have quite a story to tell and we intend to do that. Watch out for more coming soon…..

For now, we want to say thank you.  Thank you to all of you who travel with us, show an interest in us, work with us and support us.  Babbacombe Cliff Railway is truly a team effort and you are all part of that team. We are in this together.

We will be open from 10am to 4pm on New Year’s Day and look forward to seeing you then.

We will then be closed for several weeks as we undergo our annual maintenance programme.

With warmest wishes for a happy 2019.

Babbacombe Cliff Railway

Babbacombe Cliff Railway