Almost 135 years ago, in March 1882, the then mayor of Helston inaugurated work on the proposed railway between Helston and Gwinear Road by cutting the first sod of the project.
On Thursday, 1st September, the current Mayor of Helston – Councillor Gillian Gear – and Mrs. Elizabeth Bolitho were in attendance when the former Commissioner for Transport for London (TfL) and now the Chairman of...
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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.
Open every Thursday and Sunday until the end of October
10.30 am to 4pm
Trains run every half hour - no need to book.
Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, near Helston. TR13 0RY
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.