We are really sorry to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the railway, we are unable to run the advertised steam service this Thursday (11th) & Sunday (14th). Trains on these dates will be hauled by heritage diesel locomotive. We are as yet unsure about steam returning next week or for the Easter Weekend, we will issue an update as soon as we can. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07901 977 597 for more details.
The 100% volunteer operated Helston Railway in Cornwall is celebrating a record season in 2018 having welcomed 4,000 more visitors than it did the previous year, tipping the ‘over 10,000’ visitor mark for the first time in its preserved history. In 2018, Helston Railway reached several milestones in its construction including the re-opening of the extensively restored Truthall Halt by HRH The Duke of Gloucester on the 30 April. Shortly afterwards, for the first time in over 55 years, the…