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Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society

About The Society


The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway was a railway system with an extensive network throughout Lancashire and Yorkshire. Shortly prior to the 1923 grouping it was the third-largest railway system in northern England.

The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society is dedicated to bringing together people with an interest in the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, both historically and in respect of the surviving network. The Society aims to find, record and disseminate information on the LYR past and present.

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership of a society that is dedicated to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway and seeks to further its memory and understanding through its activities and publications

  • Magazine, ‘LYR Focus’, generally issued 3 times per year

  • Further periodical, ‘Magazine’, with news and articles, issued quarterly

  • Two national meetings a year, Spring meeting and combined AGM/Members’ Day

  • Annual summer event

  • Access to archive

  • Modelling aspect




Membership Fee


How to Join

Join via the Society’s website. You can use the following link:

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