Colourful new people and old.

Our best news for some time is that Lord Tony Berkeley, who lives in Cornwall and is a civil engineer by profession has agreed to become a Patron of the Helston Railway. In the Lords he contributes regularly to debates and campaigns on transport issues, be they rail, public transport, cycling or maritime. He is currently supporting the Isles of Scilly Council in seeking a...

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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

Open every Thursday & Sunday until November 2nd

10.30 am to 4 pm

Trains run every half hour from 10.30 onwards



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

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £12.

Cash or cheque only please - we don't have the ability to take plastic yet.

Dogs may travel on the brakevan; if our platform surface is too difficult for them, and they cannot be carried, ask a volunteer for help when you arrive.

For more information about our buffet menu go to

 For special events or kids birthdays why not have your own train? contact

Would you like a talk at your association or group? contact


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.