The hospital had its own electric tramway, the Hellingly Hospital Railway. The line led from the Hellingly Station to the boilerhouse and was used principally for transporting coal for the heating boilers and electricity plant. The line closed to passenger traffic in 1930 and the track was lifted in 1959 at which time the hospital boilers were converted from coal to oil fuel.
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... The Hellingly Hospital Railway was a light railway owned and operated by the East Sussex County Council ... It was used to deliver coal and passengers to Hellingly Hospital, a psychiatric hospital near Hailsham, via a spur from the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway's Cuckoo Line at Hellingly railway ... The railway was constructed in 1899 and opened to passengers on 20 July 1903, following its electrification in 1902 ...
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