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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 4 or 5 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 7 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 2017. 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. The NGRS
will use the information to process your membership and it will be
used and shared in connection with society activities (for example 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.). The Society may also use this 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.