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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.

Helston Railway wins Planning Appeal

Tuesday, 7th June, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

The Helston Railway has finally been granted the Planning Application that was first applied for in 2013. The Inspector granted the Appeal on 02 June 2016 for planning permission for an extension of the track, new platform and sidings, car... (Read more)

At last...

Thursday, 2nd June, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

Just a short note to say we won our planning appeal.  Thank you to everyone who helped, whether it was working on the application, raising funds, giving us support, writing letters, or holding our hands and telling us to keep... (Read more)

It’s Cornwall, it’s sunny and it’s brilliant!

Monday, 16th May, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

Ok – if you live in Cornwall you know that the sunny bit is probably a bit of an exaggeration – but the weather over the past week has been great so we are feeling bright and optimistic. And no... (Read more)

It's 2016 and things are happening......

Saturday, 2nd April, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

We know that many of our readers are waiting to hear the latest position regarding our planning applications. We are now in our fourth year of trying to get planning permission for our new base that we moved to when... (Read more)

Spring Cleaning for Easter

Tuesday, 15th March, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

With just over a week to go until we open again to our visitors on Thursday 24th March it’s all systems go on the great spring clean. At Prospidnick the annual safety checks have been completed and the track crew... (Read more)

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

Saturday, 13th February, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

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... (Read more)


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