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Helston Gas Company Private Owner Wagons

Helston Gas Company owned a total of five private owner wagons for bringing coal to the Helston and on to the gasworks. The author of this website researched these wagons extensively and finally commissioned POWsides to produce transfers. The information obtained has been incorporated into a short document...View a pdf file containing the history of these wagons: HelstonGasCoWagons.pdf

Model Railway News Drawing of Helston Gas Co WagonHelston Gas Co Wagon built from POWSIDES kit.

On the left is the original drawing that appeared in Model Railway News articles by the late Peter Matthews in 1970.

Helston Gasworks

Helston Gasworks just after nationalisation. Photo courtesy of the South Western Gas Historical Society.

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