Gift Memberships

Welcome to the Gift membership section of Rail Riders. If you have a loved one or a friend who likes railways why not treat them to a 1 years membership, being a member entitles them to the following.

    • Benefits of joining the Rail Riders
      •  12 Months membership    
      •  £15 worth of National Rail Travel Vouchers* 
      •  4 issues of the clubs magazine 'Rail Riders Express'    
      •  12 issues of the Members E Newsletter.
      •  Official Club Handbook & Voucher Book, Pen & Badge.
      •  Membership card that gains you discounts at 65 Heritage Railways / Museums, 21 Model Railway Shops and  over 30 Railway Themed Businesses 
      •  Access to one off discounts at exhibitions and events 
      •  Members only merchandise
      •  £5 discount voucher for the members shop
      •  Access to the members only section of this website which features club news, links, railway events & club events.
      •  Plus the members only Facebook Group  
      • *All members will receive £15 worth of National Rail Travel vouchers (Family membership entitles them to £25 worth). These can be used against all National Rail tickets including Advance fares, Railcards (Family, Senior, 16-25, Two Together), London Transport Day Travelcards, Some London Underground point to point single & return tickets, Sleeper reservations, Rail Rover & Ranger tickets and Rail-Sail tickets through to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands & Isle of Man. 

        This offer is unique to Rail Riders members only and not available anywhere else. Valid once a minimum spend of £70 per transaction is achieved which can be several separate Train Tickets.

        Below is the list of railways and businesses offering members discounts.

        Model Shops: between 2.5% to 15% off
        Going Loco, Trainstop, Scoonie Hobbies, Wellingborough Trains & Models, Northfields Model Shop, John Dutfield LLP, Time Tunnel Models, Lendons of Cardiff, Nuffy's Models, Carnforth Models, Train Times Model Shop (Eastbourne),1825 Models Stockton, Great Eastern Models, The Model Centre (TMC) Arcadia Models, A2B Model Railways, Durham Trains Of Stanley, Salopian Models, Sawyer Models, Colletts Models, The Loco Shop.

        Railways / Museums: from 10 to 50% off.
        West Somerset Railway, Wilton Park Railway (Melton Mowbray), Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Colne Valley Railway, Pecorama, Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Crewe Heritage Centre, Go Loco Miniature Railways, Steaton Tramway, Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Aln Valley Railway, Swanage Railway, Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway, South Tynedale Railway, Keith & Dufftown Railway, Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Dean Forest Railway, Apedale Valley Light Railway, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Chinnor & Princes Riseborough Railway, Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway, Saltburn Miniature Railway, Volk's Electric Railway, Crich Tramway Village, Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, North Bay Railway (Scarborough), Avon Valley Railway, Churnet Valley Railway, Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, Epping Ongar Railway, East Anglian Railway Museum, East Kent Railway, Llanelli Railway, Telford Steam Railway, Midland Railway - Butterley, Caldecotte Miniature Railway, Kirklees Light Railway, Ballenberg Dampfbahn (Swiss Railway), Gwili Railway, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, East Lancs Railway, Middleton Railway, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, Bala Lake Railway, Wells & Walsingham Railway, Ferry Meadows Railway, Spa Valley Railway, Wensleydale Railway, Talyllyn Railway, GCR N Railway, There & Back Light Railway, Bridge View Light Railway, Appleby Frodingham Railway. Stainmore Railway (Kirkby Stephen East)

        Railtour Operators: discount off tours
        Retro Railtours, Heritage Tram Tours (Blackpool)

        Groups: discounts off memberships
        Pacer Rail Group, 315 Preservation Society, Woodhead Railway Heritage Group, Sutton Railway Group

        Online Businesses: from 5% up to 25% off
        Mortons Railway Books, ModelSigns, UK Railway Datafile, Steam Sounds Supreme, UK Railway Badges, GWR souvenirs, Railmap, Electra Rail Graphics, Modellers Mecca, European Rail Timetable, Buzz Models, Greenwood Model Railway Products, Scale Model Scenery, The Model Tree Shop, A1 Weathering, GM Transport Books, Booklaw, Alan Thomson Simulations, Rail Advent, Rail Miles, UK Departure Boards, Stuart Black Studio, Intentio. 

        Accommodation: from 10% off
        Cunard Apartments plus onsite restaurant (Douglas, Isle of Man) 


        We are adding more railways and businesses all the time. We even have two mainline locomotives named after the club.

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