Winston Churchill Rules!

We all have a favourite Winston Churchill quote, or maybe two,  and over the past week we have been rehearsing them.  So the ones that we feel best meet our current position are  “never, never, never give up”  and “it is the courage to continue that counts”.   The reason for the refusal of our planning permission has now been published and it says:-

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Open Thursdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays


Open 10.30 am to 4 pm

Trains run every half hour from 10.30 onwards 

No bookings are needed for the train 

Train Ticket prices:  Adult £7, Child (5 - 15) £4, Child under 5 Free,

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £15

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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.