A new addition arrives

She has arrived – our newest edition - a beautiful little steam locomotive.  Yes that’s a bit emotional but it’s how we feel – what is it about a living breathing piece of machinery that sends grown men weak at the knees – and she is all ours for the next few years.

So a bit about her.  She is owned by Portsmouth City Museum and...

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If you would like to help support the project, receive regular newsletters and have the oppertunity to volunteer on the railway, why not become a member?

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Treat yourself (or a friend) with luxury Helston Railway merchandise and memorabilia. Our shop is now online.

Click here to go to our shop.


To keep up with what we are doing this month please go to our photo pages


Open on Thursday 27th and and Sunday 30th October and then closed until December

10.30 am to 4pm

Trains run every half hour - no need to book.

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, near Helston. TR13 0RY


Train Ticket prices:  

Adult £7, Child (5 - 15) £4, Children under 5 are Free,

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £15

Parking and entry is free:  We can take card payments


Wheelchair access available from the carpark to the station - but sorry wheelchairs won't fit on the train

For access queries please ring 07901 977 597. 

Disabled toilet and baby changing facilities available 

We've been on BBC Spotlight, The One Show, ITV local news, BBC Radio Cornwall and West Midlands.

The Helston Railway Preservation Society was the result, 11 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 

Please browse our website and learn more about our wonderful project.