This category is for membership where the person resides in the UK or has a UK postal address.

The Industrial Railway Society caters for enthusiasts interested in privately owned locomotives and railways at home and overseas. 

Members receive four times a year the Industrial Railway Record, a profusely illustrated magazine; a bi-monthly Bulletin containing topical news; access to a well-stocked library and archive; visits to and rail tours of industrial railway systems; a book sales service, many Society publications being available at discounted prices when first published; locomotive information service from the Society’s team of records officers; and a photographic sales service. In addition, members will receive periodic amendments to the Society Handbooks covering the United Kingdom and overseas.

Prices are inclusive of delivery charges.

Introductory Offers for new members:

If you join before July 2020 your membership will be backdated to January 2020. As a bonus, you will be eligible for a £10 discount on any one IRS publication with a member’s price of at least £15 (18EL and new publications in 2020 excluded, as are the Gwent and North Staffs handbooks, for which stocks are very low) ordered from the E-Shop (provided that the total order value is at least £25).

If you join on or after 1st July 2020 your membership will run through to the end of 2021.