Railways in Cornwall

  • Launceston Steam Railway

    The Launceston Steam Railway links the town of Launceston with the hamlet of Newmills. Trains are hauled by steam locomotives built at the end of the 19th century.

  • The Bodmin & Wenford Railway is the only standard gauge railway in the county to run both steam and diesel trains

  • The Lappa Valley Steam Railway is a narrow gauge railway which opened in 1849 as a mineral line from Newquay to East Wheal Rose and was reopened in 1974 as a tourist attraction

  • The World of Model Railways has a main layout with over 30 trains travelling through varied landscapes and is home to a well-stocked model shop.