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East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society

Join us now or renew your membership here


The ELRPS is a membership organisation supporting the East Lancashire Railway through volunteering & project funding - find out more about what we do on our website - Visit us

Membership Benefits:

In return for your membership fee helping to secure our railway’s future, you will receive:

  • At the discretion of the ELLR Co Ltd, members have the opportunity to travel at no cost on three occasions per full year on non-event days (currently worth £72 for Adults and £42 for Children) **
  • Further travel may be purchased at a Privilege rate including on Gala and Event days.
  • Free access to Bury Transport Museum and station platforms.(At the discretion of the ELLR Co Ltd). **
  • Opportunities to attend one of our monthly volunteer recruitment tours and become a working volunteer in one of our departments. 
  • Up to 3 issues of the ELRPS magazine per year
  • Members are also able to access the members’ area of the ELRPS website for access to various Society documents.
  • Admission to the East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society Limited Annual General Meeting.
  • ** PLEASE NOTE - Holders of Young Persons membership who are aged 0-15 years are only permitted to ride on ELR company trains, access ELR stations or other ELR railway premises when accompanied by a responsible adult - in accordance with the Conditions of Carriage of the East Lancashire Light Railway Company Limited. Young Persons members aged 16 and 17 years are not bound by these restrictions.

To renew online you'll need to use the e-mail attached to your membership.

If you haven't provided an e-mail address yet, you won't be able to renew online

Please e-mail the Membership Secretary at membership@elrpsltd.org.uk so that they can add your chosen email address to your member record first.

Alternatively you can download an application form to post - ELRPS Membership Form 2024.pdf

Anyone applying for Young Persons membership for the first time must use the Application Form as the written consent of a Responsible Adult is required.

For more information on how to become a volunteer, please visit our website for more information - Become a Volunteer

Please join us today and become a part of our railway family!

Do you just want to donate? You can make a donation by clicking here