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There are two main types of membership.
Full membership - you will receive printed copies
of both our magazines, The Narrow Gauge and
Narrow Gauge News.
E-membership - you will receive a printed copy of
The Narrow Gauge (issued up to 6 times a year) and you will be sent an email (issued 6
times a year) containing a link to the latest Narrow Gauge News.
Members who live in the UK
Members who live in Europe (magazines delivered by
Members who live in rest of the World (magazines
delivered by air mail)
Associate membership (for family members – all benefits
Visits Only membership (to enable non-NGRS members to
join us on organised railway visits)
membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March. If you join
the Society between 1 April and 31 December, you will
receive all our publications for the year (including any
back issues, but subject to availability).
If you join between 1 January and 31 March, your membership
will run to 31 March in the following year and you will
receive all the publications issued in this period –
potentially 8 issues of The Narrow Gauge and 8 issues
of Narrow Gauge News. In your joining pack, you will
also receive example copies of our magazines.
you join the Society, you become a member of Narrow Gauge Railway Society, a company limited by guarantee and
registered in England and Wales number 9925208.
membership will allow you to join us on our visits to narrow gauge and miniature
railways, many of which are not normally open to the public, and to visit our
library. You will not receive any of our publications. This class of membership
runs for a calendar year, currently until 31 December 2018. To join us on our
visits, you must be a full member, e-member, family associate member or
entitles you to join society visits and special events, it gives
information on affiliated local Area
Groups and allows you to purchase items such as
caps and engraved glassware. You will also have
access to the Society Library located at the Apedale Valley
Railway, Chesterton, nr Stoke-on -Trent.
Data Protection Act and the NGRS:
Any personal information you
give to us, whether written or
electronic, will be processed in
accordance with the UK Data
Protection Act 1998
and the General Data Protection
Regulation ((EU) 2016/679).
The NGRS will use the
information to process your
membership and it will be used
and shared in connection with
society activities (for
provision of key facts and
details about the Society, provision of
mailing lists for our magazines,
notification of open days, organised visits
and meetings including Local Area
Group meetings, notification of the expiry
of your subscription, etc.).
Please refer to the
The Society may also use the information to support its own financial records,
marketing and market research activities. The information you provide will not be used for
purposes other than the operation of the Society. Persons under the age of 16
years who wish to become a Full Member will be required to obtain their parent or guardians