Scenic Railway (Blackpool Pleasure Beach)

Roller coaster in the United Kingdom
Scenic Railway
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Status Defunct
Operated 1907 to 1933
Builder John Henry Iles
Designer / calculations L.A. Thompson Scenic Railway Company
Height 12.2 metres
Top speed 56.3 km/h
Inversions 0

Scenic Railway was a wooden roller coaster located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. It was designed by the L.A. Thompson Scenic Railway Company.[1]

The Scenic Railway was opened in 1907 and was owned by John Henry Iles. Following financial success in 1919, it was purchased by the owners of the amusement park.[2] It was dismantled in 1933 along with the Water Chute.[3]


  1. "The Scenic Railway". Blackpool Gazette & Herald. 1907-08-16. Retrieved 2022-07-21.
  2. "Aberdeen Beach Amusements Limited". The Press and Journal. 1929-07-26. p. 12. Retrieved 2022-07-21.
  3. "Blackpool Pleasure Beach Old Landmarks Disappearing". Lancashire Evening Post. 1933-12-23. p. 4. Retrieved 2022-07-21.

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Fastest roller coaster
1920 - 1924
Preceded by
Fastest roller coaster
1920 - 1924
Succeeded by
Scenic Railway (Luna Park)