Membership Benefits

All Members receive the following exclusive benefits:

  • Quarterly issues of “The Marshlander” magazine, a high quality collectable item (one copy per household). For details see :
  • In normal times, members can take advantage of unlimited privilege rate journeys on the RH&DR offering a saving of up to 75% on ordinary fares.

Regrettably this benefit is restricted until further notice due to Covid-19 and the railway’s need to recover revenue.

However, for the present, the railway has generously allowed one compartment on every train which can be pre-booked by members at privilege rates – first come, first served. Please book direct with the railway and see

  • In normal times, members receive a free pass each year allowing one free Rover ticket per membership – see link above

Regrettably this benefit is suspended until further notice due to Covid-19

  • The opportunity to get involved with the work of the Association. This can be tremendously rewarding, offering the chance to really be a supporter of this wonderful railway. Examples would be to join the Association’s Heritage Group, become a volunteer in a wide range of roles, to attend and participate in the Association’s Annual General Meeting* and many other ways to get involved. Some opportunities are NOT affected by Covid-19. See

In addition to the above, in normal times, members can take advantage of :

  • Free admission to all Stations on normal operating days (Excluding Special Event days and Santa Specials) on production of membership card.
  • An opportunity to take advantage of the Association’s Share Instalment Scheme This is NOT affected by Covid-19 and full details are available from the Treasurer at [email protected] on confirmation of membership.
  • Discounts in the Railway’s shops on selected products (purchases must be over £5).
  • Exclusive discounts on some Special Event tickets (Excludes Santa Specials)

* Note that the next Annual General Meeting is expected to be in Spring 2021. Covid rules at that time will apply.