Latest News

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

Well - what a month!

Tuesday, 25th November, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

At the tail end of our season – on our last running day we had the most amazing visitor, and we are used to pretty amazing visitors.  This time it was the turn of Lucy Sinclair who was to turn... (Read more)

Railway Days Out.......

Wednesday, 29th October, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

Well we are down to the last two days of the season – we are open on Thursday and Sunday and then close for the winter; with five days in December for our Santa Specials.  As our last two days... (Read more)

People Power....

Saturday, 18th October, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

For all of you who are members your latest newsletter is on its way to you together with your tickets for the Christmas Draw.  We know that some of you have been eagerly awaiting them – not long now….  ... (Read more)

Railways on the Air 2014

Wednesday, 1st October, 2014 - By Barbara Barnes

We have always had a special relationship with the Marconi Centre at Poldhu on the Lizard.  It was from there that the first transatlantic radio signal was sent to Marconi who was listening on Signal Hill, St. John’s, Newfoundland in... (Read more)

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)


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