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Helston Railway, Helston

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  • August 17, 2017
    Had a lovely ride on a train at Helston Railway today. It was quiet when we arrived but someone treated us in the car park and showed us where to go. One of the carriages, used as a waiting room had l...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    A slow trundle through beautiful Cornwall countryside in a railway guards van awaits any who want to witness the very early beginnings of a heritage railway. It's the painstaking work of dedicated ent...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    A lovely visit. The volunteers are passionate about what they've achieved and their hopes for future expansion. Great to be able to take our dog and the guard thoughtfully took us round the other side...  more »
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  • Great history, great work of the team to get it rebuilt, look forward to seeing the steam engine later this year! Little boy loved it and still talks about it!
  • An historic place who have amazing themed days just recently it was 1940s period with people dressed in the period clothes with ww2
  • Have spent many happy hours at helston station my grandfather was in charge of the goods depot .I am Helston born and bred now living in Wales.You can take this girl out of Helston but you will never take Helston of this girl .My mum and dad are at rest in Cornwall now and that's where I'll be put to rest where I belong I hope someone reads this and will know how I miss my home X X.
  • Brilliant. Thoroughly enjoyable place to visit mainly due to the friendly, helpful and informative volunteers there. At present there is a mile of track available to run on, passing through Trevarno station which was the original main entrance, now a request stop, up to the end of the track going towards Helston. The round trip takes about 20 minutes, riding in the brake car which has viewing platforms both ends. At the current temporary station there are three carriages; two buffet cars and the shop where you can pay for the train ride and also souvenirs, models and toys. The cafe in the first carriage does a good range of drinks and hot and cold food. The bacon roll comes highly recommended. Dogs are welcome, but please note the temporary platform has a mesh grid which may make it awkward for them to walk on. Likewise people with walking sticks or crutches. Currently only one unisex portable toilet is available. Plans are underway to extend the line both ways and steam has arrived in the shape of 0-4-0 William Murdoch. Definitely one to keep coming back to.
  • A great little railway in kernow love it

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