Babbacombe Cliff Railway

NGR SX924657

The Babbacombe Cliff railway (Near Torquay) runs from Easter to the end of September each year, like most of the seaside railways it runs down to a Oddiscombe Beach, this one a small sheltered one. It was built by Messers Waygood in 1926.

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New cars and a full renovation

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The Stats
Date Opened 1/4/1926Length 730 ft
Gradient 1:2.84Track Gauge 1727 mm
Number of Cars 2Open to Public Yes
Funicular Type Continuous CableTrack layout Twin Track
Power Source ElectricRailway Status In Use