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This is our latest news page, displaying all current and past articles and information about the progress of the Helston Railway.

Railway Springs into action on the 17th April

Thursday, 10th April, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

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 –... (Read more)

200 Club News

Tuesday, 18th March, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

If you are a member of our society and want to help us to raise funds for various railway projects, and also want a chance to win cash prizes on a monthly basis,  you can join our 200 club which... (Read more)

Bits and Pieces

Sunday, 23rd February, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

We’ve been having a busy month one way or another.  Off site Len had his annual Sponsored Shave which took place at the Crown Inn in Crowntown.  Everyone had a great time and he was duly de-whiskered by Bev.  In... (Read more)

Our Planning Application is resubmitted

Tuesday, 4th February, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

As you will remember, we applied last year for planning permission to extend our railway, but our first attempt met with organised opposition from a very few local residents, and from the Parish Council.  It was decided that we should... (Read more)

And a new year begins....

Saturday, 18th January, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

2014 – at the start of a new year we always wonder what this year will bring; and we expect that it will be as fun and action packed as 2013.  So whilst we are gearing up for another season... (Read more)

Bledhen Nowyth Da (Happy New Year) to you all

Monday, 30th December, 2013 - By Barbara Barnes

If you venture into the farthest south westerly reaches of England, right into Cornwall, and before you fall off the end into the sea there is a little railway.  It’s called the Helston Railway after its nearest town.  It’s a... (Read more)


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