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Cardiff & Avonside Railway Society

About the Club

The Cardiff & Avonside Railway Society is somewhat unique in its focus on organising trips to railway themed locations. Its principal aim is to provide those in the South Wales and Avonside areas with trips to places of interest to the railway enthusiast. Formed in 1971 the Society has successfully run over 500 trips all over the country.

Benefits of Membership

  • Organising railway themed trips (members influence destinations)

  • Participate in up to a dozen trips and events organised each year

  • Newsletter, titled 'Magazine', issued monthly

Meeting Days


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Membership fee

Two Years Full (from 1 April): £33

One Year Full (from 1 April): £20

Join July to September: £15

Join October to December: £10

Join January to March: £5

E-Membership: £10

How to Join:

Go to the Society’s website (address as above), and download the membership form, complete it and post completed form to John Dicks at Enderley, Station Close, Blackwell, North Somerset. BS48 1TJ paying membership fee as directed.

Membership enquires in general can be sent by email to ‘

Other Societies With Related Interest

Nearest Heritage Railway

Pontypool & Blaenavon Heritage Railway/ Dean Forest Railway/ Avon Valley Railway

Nearest Model Railway Club

Cardiff Model Engineering Society / Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club

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