1880 Local newspaper The Argus was founded. In 1882 the first telephone exchange was opened. This was followed in 1885 by the first long-distance telephone trunk line between London and Brighton. In 1883 Volk's Electric Railway was introduced. Today it is the world's oldest operating electric railway. In 1885 Roedean School independent girls' school was founded. In 1888 the clock tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria's golden jubilee.