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October 2018 - Issue 1076

The RO covers the current railway scene, including extensive coverage of significant and interesting movements, plus an infrastructure and events update. Urban, Irish and International news is included, together with the latest news from Heritage lines. Society activities, branch meetings, outdoor visits and rail tours are well represented, as are reviews of the latest publications.


March 2019 - Issue 1081

A Selection of other members benefits:

Meetings

The Society has around thirty local branch centres where you can meet like minded enthusiasts and enjoy talks and digital presentations, improve your railway knowledge, and take part in branch organised visits to railway installations. Society publications are available for sale at most branch meetings, many have other second hand books available for purchase at very attractive prices.

Archive and Library

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society’s Library was founded in 1935. Now located in the Stationmaster’s House at Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7SQ, it has grown to a collection of more than 10,000 books and magazines including bound volumes and includes much other archival material.

Photo Archive

Since its founding in 1928 the Society has amassed an archive of many thousands of photographic images covering a wide range of rail subjects and operations around the world. These are available to buy online as prints or downloads.

RCTS Publications

The RCTS regularly publishes books, mainly of a historic nature and has an enviable reputation for the quality and accuracy of its publications. When new books are published members have an opportunity to purchase at a discounted price.

Other Member Benefits

Further benefits are always being added and include discounts on books / magazines, photo processing and Heritage Railways

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You can now apply for RCTS membership online and pay with a debit or credit card or print the Membership Application Form and post it to us.

Life membership is also available, at £ 580 for over 60's and £ 870 for over 50's (UK rates).
For details contact Steve Ollive, proof of age may be required.

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RCTS Membership Application - Digital
Online only - 2020
Membership until 31st December 2020.
Does not include printed copies of The Railway Observer, they are available via the website as PageSuite files and as .pdf files.
Please note: Applications are processed manually, please allow 28 days. This offer is only available to new members - save 50% on the regular price.
£ 9.00
RCTS Membership Application - UK
Full UK - 2020
Membership until 31st December 2020.
Includes the printed RO from the next issue.
Join now - save 50% on the regular price. This offer is only available to new members.
£ 14.50
RCTS Membership Application - Europe
Full Europe - 2020
Membership until 31st December 2020.
Includes the printed RO from the next issue.
Join now - save 50% on the regular price. This offer is only available to new members.
£ 23.00
RCTS Membership Application - Rest of World
Full Rest of World - 2020
Membership until 31st December 2020.
Includes the printed RO from the next issue.
Join now - save 50% on the regular price. This offer is only available to new members.
£ 29.00

Last updated: 1st October 2019