A visit from Network Rail

Almost 135 years ago, in March 1882, the then mayor of Helston inaugurated work on the proposed railway between Helston and Gwinear Road by cutting the first sod of the project.

On Thursday, 1st September, the current Mayor of Helston – Councillor Gillian Gear – and Mrs. Elizabeth Bolitho were in attendance when the former Commissioner for Transport for London (TfL) and now the Chairman of...

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06/09/2016

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WELCOME TO THE HELSTON RAILWAY

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

 

Open every Thursday and Sunday until the end of October

10.30 am to 4pm

Trains run every half hour - no need to book.

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. 

Members - it's 200 Club renewal time - press here!