The DMU takes a holiday and other stories.....

Welcome to the new year and to an energised Helston Railway getting ready for our new season opening on the 24th March.  Yes we are open again at Easter and are busy getting everything spick and span for that to happen.

As always we are also getting on with other things – so this is a quick run through to catch up on what has been...

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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?

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

Click here to go to our shop.


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

Open from Thursday 24th March 2016

Easter Weekend open on Friday, Sunday and Monday. 

Then open every Thursday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday

until November

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, Child under 5 is 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 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, 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.