DESPITE being twice refused planning permission, the Helston Railway has now been given the green light to build a new station at Prospidnick Halt.
Green light for Helston at third time of asking
Thanks to the decision of a planning inspector who highlighted the benefits that heritage lines can bring to localities, the Helston Railway is able to continue its push towards the outskirts of the town. HR
A government planning inspector has granted the Helston Railway Preservation Society’s appeal against Cornwall Council’s refusal of consent for a platform, siding, access and facilities at Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick following objections from local residents.
The railway may now construct a toilet block, keep using farm buildings for storage and land for a 60-space car park, as well as building a new access road.
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