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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.

Truthall Halt - first train in 54 years

Friday, 17th March, 2017 - By Barbara Barnes

A new milestone was reached yesterday when our first train of the season was able to stop at our new Truthall Halt and passengers were able to disembark.  This is the first time in 54 years that trains have been... (Read more)

A New Season Approaches

Thursday, 9th March, 2017 - By Barbara Barnes

And we open again to visitors on Thursday 16th March.  William Murdoch, our cherished steam locomotive, is still undergoing boiler work so we will be opening with our trusty diesel locomotives and brake van as in previous years.  And again... (Read more)

Annual Draw results - Congratulations to our winners

Sunday, 1st January, 2017 - By Barbara Barnes

Wishing you all a Happy New Year and to share with you the results of our Annual Draw.  Santa took some time out from his arduous time over our Santa Specials to draw the tickets for us - and we... (Read more)

Yes! Its Christmas - nearly!!

Tuesday, 6th December, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

And like all good things it's back again – and in the run up to our busiest time of the year we have kept up the pace with some stunning activities.  No room for everything but here are the highlights:-... (Read more)

Closed now until Christmas - but the work goes on...

Wednesday, 16th November, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

As always the railway is a hive of activity even when we are closed to the public – more of that below.  But to remind those of you who follow our website that our Santa Specials start on the 10th... (Read more)

A new addition arrives

Sunday, 2nd October, 2016 - By Barbara Barnes

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... (Read more)


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