Railway Groups and Societies

As well as volunteering with us, you can support heritage railway by becoming involved in one of the many not-for-profit groups around the UK.


Railway Groups and Societies

UK Heritage Railways

Rail Serve

National Preservation

One of the largest forums in the country dedicated to railway heritage. The site has a dedicated National Railway Museum forum with contributions from our staff.

Mid-Hants Railway: The Watercress Line

The Mid-Hants Railway has many of the National Collection locomotive's on long-term loan.

Head Of Steam museum at Darlington

The website of Head Of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum - the home of Stephenson's Locomotion No.1.

The Railway Enthusiasts' Club Farnborough

The website of the Railway Enthusiasts' Club Farnborough has links to many local railway societies around the UK, organised by geographical area.

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust

Promotes interest in the Stanier Pacific steam locomotives of the London Midland and Scottish Railway and the Standard Class 4 Tank locomotives of British Railways.

Bluebell Railway Preservation Society

Broad Gauge Society

Caledonian Railway Association

Cumbrian Railways Association

The Cumbrian Railways Association is a not for profit charity that supports expanding the historical knowledge of railways in Cumbria and their local and social impact. We have extensive archives of historical information and photographs. 2016 will be our 40th year and we have around 450 members and volunteers.

Electric Railway Society

Great Eastern Railway Society

Great Western Society

Great Western Study Group

Highland Railway Society

Historical Model Railway Society

Industrial Locomotive Society

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Society

London and North Eastern Railway Society

London and North Western Railway Society

London Midland and Scottish Railway Society

Midland Railway Society

Narrow Gauge Railway Society

North Eastern Railway Society

North British Railway Study Group

Railway and Canal Historical Society

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society

Signalling Record Society

Southern E-Group

South Western Circle

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