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Railway Performance Society,

‘Milepost’, April 2022

Join today: From £18 www.railperf.org.uk or email j_rishton@yahoo.co.uk

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Gresley Society Trust,

‘The Gresley Observer’

Spring 2022:  Join today: £30

 www.gresley.org

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Broad Gauge Society

‘Broadsheet’, Spring 2022

 Join today: £20 plus £5 joining fee

www.broadgauge.org.uk

 

The 'Railway Club Directory', containing around 200 entries, promotes the interests of:

(1) National railway societies and clubs

(2) Specialised national railway societies

(3) Historical railway societies

(4) Local railway clubs

(5) UK based international railway societies

 

The Railway Club Directory covers all such societies and clubs that we believe exist, numbering around 125 in total. These range from national societies with dozens of branches throughout the country, to small local village clubs.

We also list certain Rail User Groups, currently numbering around 75.

 

The Railway Club Directory is dedicated to railway societies and clubs of the type categorised above. Other types of railway related organisations are not included (they are adequately covered elsewhere), in particular:

(i) the heritage railway sector, including heritage railway operators and their support groups;

(ii) railway museums and their support groups;

(iii) organisations concerned primarily with preservation or restoration;

(iv) pure model railway clubs (although hybrid clubs are included);

(v) locomotive and engineering organisations and clubs;

(vi) websites and web-based groups without material physical aspects;

(vii) professional and staff associations  

 

The Directory comprises:

1. A categorised list of all such clubs and societies;

2. A page dedicated to each club/society, containing pertinent information about the club/society, including what it does, what benefits it offers, membership fees and, of course, how to join;

3. A comprehensive 'weekly posting' of all meetings and events that are organised by each club/society  in the immediately following week (typically 40 to 50 events each week).

 

4. A weekly posting of all Zoom presentations being held on-line which members, and often non-members, can join. This website lets you click straight into the meeting. 

The UK's railway societies and clubs have much to offer, with many issuing high quality magazines and organising a frequent programme of illustrated talks and presentations. The rail user groups offer the opportunity to campaign for and improve rail services. The Railway Club Directory website is a one-stop place to find details of all such societies and clubs, as well as listed rail user groups. 

Our sole aim is to encourage membership of railway societies, clubs and groups.  Each club entry has a  direct link to the membership page of that club's website (where it has one).

 

If you don't use it, you lose it. Our railway clubs need your support to thrive and survive. Many clubs cost as little as £10 to £20 per year to join, an extraordinary bargain. Why not enjoy the benefits.

   

JOIN A CLUB TODAY

Email: richardbowry@railwayclubdirectory.com 

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Signalling Record Society,

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‘Great Western Echo’, Spring 2022

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