Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love.....

We are used to people visiting us and sharing with us their memories of time past and loved ones no longer with us.  But we rarely get three amazing stories in one day – but so it was on Sunday when Elizabeth, Paul and Matthew arrived separately at the railway and took 3 consecutive rides on the brake van. The first visitor for the first...

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

We are now closed until our Santa Specials 

 on 12th, 13th, 20th, 21st, 22st, 23rd December 

Trains run every half hour from 10.30 onwards 

Santa's Grotto £5 per child - please book in advance on

07901 977 597 or

 Just want a train ride?  - no bookings are needed  

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

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, near Helston. TR13 0RY

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.