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Helston Railway Preservation Company

Until 1962 the Helston branch line linked Gwinear Road on the Cornish Main Line to Helston. The line was surveyed in 1994 in order to conduct a feasibility study into its reopening. It was decided that due to the amount of work needed and the possible revenue that could be generated, it was not worth the effort and the idea was eventually dropped. In 2005 volunteers from the Helston Railway Preservation Company started work on restoring a section of the line at Trevarno Gardens. By 2012 a mile of track had been completed and plans to rebuild Truthall Station were well advanced. Rides are currently available on Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays between Easter and the end of November.

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Trevarno Manor
Helston, Cornwall TR13 0RU

Cross Country

CrossCountry Trains is Arriva's train operating company. It operates a network of express and long-distance train services between a variety of towns and cities outside London which includes the route from Aberdeen to Penzance.

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XC Trains Limited, Admiral Way
Doxford International Business Park
Sunderland, SR3 3XP

Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway operates high speed, commuter, regional and branch line train services, covering London, South Wales, the West of England and Devon and Cornwall. It runs Inter City services from Penzance as well as local services to and from Carbis Bay, Hayle, Lelant, Lelant Saltings, Penzance, St Erth and St Ives.

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08457 000 125
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Customer Services Team
Freepost SWB40576
Plymouth, Devon PL4 6ZZ
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