The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

Join the Society / Renew

Joining / renewing

To join the Preservation Society or renew your membership you can either complete the form below and pay using PayPal or download a hard copy of the membership form and send payment by cheque. Completed forms will be processed by our volunteer Membership Secretary, and you can expect to receive your membership cards within 28 days. If you are planning a trip to Ravenglass, please do not leave your application/renewal until the last minute. Membership entitles you to:

  • Four issues of the R&ERPS Magazine per year
  • Use of volunteer accommodation when working on the Railway
  • Free travel on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (subject to any restrictions applied by the General Manager); this benefit is non-transferable and you may be asked for ID that matches with the name on the membership card

Membership expiry date

Membership is on an annual basis and runs to the end of February. Membership will last until end February 2020 for members joining after 30 September 2018. If you have any enquiries about joining, please contact us using this form.

Your Details

First Name
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Address line 2 (optional)
City / post town
County (optional)
(of members, if different to your address)
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City / post town
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Change of address This is a change of address - please update your records

Details of new members (including yourself if applicable)

Date of Birth (DoB) is required only for junior members

New/Renewal Title First Name Middle Name Surname‎ Membership Num Membership Class (DoB) Price

Donations & final pricing

Train from Spain project donation   

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If you are a UK taxpayer then we can reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 you give towards the Train from Spain appeal.

* Donations towards the Train from Spain Appeal will be received by the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society Trust. Charity number: 1067272 Registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of UK Income Tax and/or UK Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for that tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand the charity will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give.

Donation to steam locomotive maintenance fund (Covering River Mite and Whillan Beck)   
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Notes to Membership Secretary

I/we desire to be member(s) of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society Ltd and hereby agree if elected to become a member of the said society and to be bound by the memorandum and articles and rules of the said society.

I/we consent to my personal data being used to provide me/us with further information relevant to the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society, such as fundraising and events, in accordance with the Society's privacy notice.

Data Protection and your privacy

We will keep a record of your name, address and any donations on a computer. Data so held will not be released to third parties, but we may contact you from time to time regarding your membership and our activities. View privacy notice.