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Welsh Railways Research Circle

About The Circle


The Welsh Railways Research Circle aims to bring together those with a serious interest in the railways of Wales and the border counties. Research and modelling are fundamental aspects of the Circle. 

A key feature of the Circle is its own research centre near Newport, South Wales. The facility can be utilised by members for research purposes with volunteers available to assist with searches or advise on ways to proceed a research project.

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership of a society that is dedicated to the railways of Wales and seeks to further understanding of those railways through its meetings, activities and publications

  • Interest in research and study, with access to the Research Centre, located at Rhiwderin, Newport

  • Periodic member meetings, usually between September and March

  • Outdoor walking events in summer months

  • Magazine, ‘Welsh Railway Archive’, issued twice per year

  • Newsletter issued quarterly

  • Access to on-line forum

  • Significant modelling aspect




Membership Fee


A reduced subscription of £15 applies for new members joining between March 1st and June 30th each year

How to Join

By post.

Go to the Circle’s website, and click ‘Join Us’ (you can use this link: Scroll down to ‘Application form is available here’, and click to open. Complete the Form and post to ‘WRRC Membership Secretary, Sundown, Bell Lane, Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire, WR2 6RR’, paying the membership fee as directed.

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