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Nancegollan Station, Helston Branch Railway, about 1887

PlaceNancegollan Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1887. about
KeywordsTransport Rail Nancegollan
Copyright© Helston Museum

Nancegollan Station, near Helston, when newly opened. The Helston branch railway opened in 1887. The line ran from Helston to a junction with the main line of the Great Western Railway at Gwinear Road. Nancegollan station was one of the first two intermediate stations on the line and served an important agricultural district. It was also was the railhead for the fishing port of Porthleven. The line closed for passengers in 1962 and for goods in 1964.