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Locomotive Club of Great Britain

About the Society


The Locomotive Club of Great Britain is a national railway club which aims to foster a keen interest in railways in the UK and abroad.

The Society operates a branch system, each branch holding branch meetings, usually on a monthly basis. At most branch meetings a presentation on a railway topic is given, which may be contemporary or historical. A distinguishing feature of the Society is its overseas tour programme.

Benefits of Membership

  • National railway society, with seven branches (Central London, North London, Dorking, Brighton, St Albans, Bedford, North West)

  • Extensive ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes held at branch level (typically monthly per branch) 

  • Magazine, the ‘Bulletin’, issued 10 times per year

  • Own library (London)

  • Overseas tour programme



Email: stratford_tony[at]hotmail[dot]com

Membership Fee

Printed version Bulletin: £35

Digital (not printed) version Bulletin: £20


Rates are for individuals (additional family member at same address, free)

How to Join

Join by post or email.

Go to the Society's website, and click ‘Join Us’ (you can use this link: ). Scroll to the bottom of the page and click ‘download a membership form’. Download the membership for, print it off and complete, then either:

(i) post completed form to ‘Mr T. Rolland, 4a Northbrook Road, Ilford. Essex, IG1 3BS’, or

(ii) scan and email the form to ‘rollandrt[at]yahoo[dot]’, in each case making payment as directed

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