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Railway Springs into action on the 17th April

We’ve been a bit quiet lately – not because we have not been busy – but rather because we have been very busy getting ready to open again on the 17th April. 


So what have we been doing – well lots really.  Work on the brake van we will be using this season has been going at a great pace with a new inside paint job...

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If you would like to help support the project, receive regular newsletters and have the oppertunity to volunteer on the railway, why not become a member?

Click here to sign up online now!

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

Click here to go to our shop.
Click to visit Helston Diesel Group Website


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

 We open again from Thursday 17th April 2014 for 5 days over Easter:

Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

Then every Thursday, Sunday and Bank Holiday weekend

More details will be placed in the What's on Section nearer the date



Ticket prices:  Adult £5, Child (5 - 15) £3, Child under 5 Free,

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £12.

For more information about events go to


 For special events or kids birthdays why not have your own train? contact barbara@helstonrailway.co.uk

Would you like a talk at your association or group? contact alan@helstonrailway.co.uk


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.