Latest News

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

Colourful new people and old.

Thursday, 21st August, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

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... (Read more)

Happiness and Optimism

Thursday, 31st July, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

We like to think that people come to see us because it’s a fun place to be and spend some time.  Often they come because they like railways, or they are on a day out and are intrigued to see... (Read more)

A railway full of Rainbows

Friday, 11th July, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

We’ve had a railway full of rainbows this week – literally; when the Sithney + Breage Rainbows came to see us.  They wanted somewhere local to visit and we were honoured and chuffed that they chose us.  The brief was... (Read more)

Life goes on and its business as usual ….

Thursday, 3rd July, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

Well Cornwall Council’s planning committee rejected our planning permission so we are now considering whether or not to appeal.  Not much more to say on that at the moment – but no doubt we will come back to it at... (Read more)

Wild things in the woods

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

We are very lucky that our railway runs through some glorious countryside with some stunning views across to the Lizard peninsula.   And especially at this time of year we have some glorious wildlife who use our railway corridor as their... (Read more)

Helston Railway goes off piste

Wednesday, 14th May, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes, Paul Hawken, Ken Wood

Contrary to popular belief we don’t live at the railway we also have other lives as well – yes they are often railway related but not always at Trevarno Farm. So last Saturday we two events going on at the... (Read more)


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