Having completed the refurbishment of St. Erth railway station, Dyer and Butler, the company contracted to work on the station by G.W.R. and Network Rail. Contact was made to Helston Heritage Railway to say that they, Dyer and Butler, would be pleased to donate any materials surplus to requirements which could be of use to Helston Railway. This included sleepers, buffer stop and the original platform copers from St. Erth station. These very useful railway assets were transported from St….
The Helston Railway Preservation Society was the result, 15 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. Would you like to volunteer at the railway or organise a talk at your association or group? Contact email@example.com or ring 07901 977 597 for more details.
Its peak holiday season time and we have been very fortunate to see a large number of holiday makers at the railway, more than in previous years. Part of the reason we enjoy working on, and building our railway is the joy of sharing it with others. So we are delighted when new people find us and enjoy riding on our train, learning about our plans and spending time chatting with us. Our volunteers love talking about what we do…