Beam me up Scotty.....

As regular readers will know we have ideas sometimes! The latest gem was to have an Outer Space week in the run up to August Bank Holiday – probably generated by a desire on the part of some of the volunteers to be able to dress up – and for others because it seemed like a good idea.  So we have been building aliens, rockets,...

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In AUGUST Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Monday

26th, 27th, 30th & 31st August is Outer Space week - come dressed in your favourite outfit!

With a space quiz and free gifts for the little ones!


Open 10.30 am to 4 pm

Trains run every half hour from 10.30 onwards 

No bookings are needed for the train 

Train Ticket prices:  Adult £7, Child (5 - 15) £4, Child under 5 Free,

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £15

We are now able to take card payments

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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, 10 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.