Heritage Railway

Royal opening for replica Helston halt

BRITAIN’S most southerly station – the new Truthall Halt on the Helston Railway – has received a royal booster.

The Queen’s cousin HRH Prince Richard The Duke of Gloucester KG, GCVO officially opened the rebuilt halt on Thursday, April 5, more than 55 years after the GWR Helston branch was

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