Identification Longshot/Talking Point 240

  Brumas 22:18 11 Dec 2009
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Good Evening All.
What on earth was this Heath Robinson contraption and where did it ply its trade?
click here

  john bunyan 22:22 11 Dec 2009

I think this is / was on the South coast- Hastings or Brighton. An electric tramway that the tide covered. There was a TV documetary about 2 months ago - forgot exactty where.

  john bunyan 22:24 11 Dec 2009

Here it is :click here

  Woolwell 22:25 11 Dec 2009

Brighton to Rottingdean click here

  Brumas 22:28 11 Dec 2009

Well Done. Brighton, the sea-going car.

  john bunyan 22:31 11 Dec 2009

Thanks. Maybe, with the floods and sea level rising, a modern version could be built on the flood plains....

  Brumas 22:32 11 Dec 2009

I was thinking more along the lines of a ginormous ark!

  morddwyd 06:52 12 Dec 2009

Had no idea what this was, but I found the associated story fascinating.

Thanks Brumas.

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