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.
- 56 page Club Handbook plus Voucher Book, Pen & Badge.
- Membership card that gains you discounts at 75 Heritage Railways / Museums, 22 Model Railway Shops and over 41 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
Spey Models and Tea Room, 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.
Severn Valley Railway, The Battlefield Line Railway, Weardale Railway, Yorkshire Wolds Railway, Strathspey Railway, Peak Rail, Coalyard Miniature Railway (Kidderminster), Great Central Railway, East Somerset Railway, Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, Central Tramway (Scarborough), Echills Wood Railway, West Somerset Railway, Wilton Park Railway (Melton Mowbray), Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Crowle Peatland Railway, Isle of Man Railways & Tramways, 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, 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, Brunig Dampfbahn (Swiss 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, 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
Class 58 Loco Group, Pacer Rail Group, 315 Preservation Society, Woodhead Railway Heritage Group, Sutton Railway Group
Online Businesses: from 5% up to 25% off
RAILstuff, Loco Fleet Shop, Hornby Hobby Rewards, Rail Tags, On The Rails, Train Trax UK, OP Digital Solutions, 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, l, 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), Coalport Station Holidays (Shropshire)
Café & Bars: from 10% off
Brief Encounter Bistro & Bar (Carnforth), Stationmasters Café (Barnstaple)
We are adding more railways and businesses all the time. We even have two mainline locomotives named after the club.
So with all these benefits of being a member of Rail Riders, why not sign up today.