Closed now until Christmas - but the work goes on...

As always the railway is a hive of activity even when we are closed to the public – more of that below.  But to remind those of you who follow our website that our Santa Specials start on the 10th December and you can book to see Santa by emailing us at or ringing us on 07901 977 597.  The elves are busy...

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Treat yourself (or a friend) with luxury Helston Railway merchandise and memorabilia. Our shop is now online.

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Staffed entirely by volunteers

To keep up with what we are doing this month please go to our photo pages


Santa comes to Helston Railway on the

10th,11th,18th,19th,20th,21st and 22nd December 

10.30 am to 3.30pm

Booking to see Santa essential - email or ring 07901 977 597

Trains run every half hour 

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, near Helston. TR13 0RY


Train Ticket prices:  

Adult £7, Child (5 - 15) £4, Children under 5 are Free,

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £15

Parking and entry is free:  We can take card payments


Wheelchair access available from the carpark to the station - but sorry wheelchairs won't fit on the train

For access queries please ring 07901 977 597. 

Disabled toilet and baby changing facilities available 

We've been on BBC Spotlight, The One Show, ITV local news, BBC Radio Cornwall and West Midlands.

The Helston Railway Preservation Society was the result, 11 years ago, of a vision by a small number of enthusiasts to re-open a section of the Helston branch line. 

We now have a 1000 members!  

Winner of the Heritage Railway of the Year Award & the HRA Website Award 

Please browse our website and learn more about our wonderful project.