Industrial Railway Society
About the Society
The Industrial Railway Society, established since 1949, is devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas.
Collieries, opencast coal pits, steel works, gas works, peat bogs, Ministry of Defence depots, engineering works, docks, electric power stations, etc., are all covered by the Society.
Benefits of Membership
Specialist society relating to industrial railways, in the UK and overseas
Magazine, ‘Industrial Railway Record’, issued quarterly
Newsletter, ‘UK News Bulletin’, issued 6 times per year
Newsletter, ‘Overseas News Bulletin’, issued quarterly
Occasional tours and visits to both private and heritage railway sites
Archive at Statfold Barn Railway, near Tamworth
Printed Record and Bulletin: £28
Printed Record and eBulletin: £21
Record and Bulletin both digital format: £18
How to Join:
Join via the Society’s website. You can use the following link: https://irsshop.co.uk/Membership