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  Ashover Light Railway Society Information about the original Ashover Light Railway and exciting new plans to reopen a section of this historic narrow gauge railway.  
  Barrow Hill Railway Centre Last Midland Railway roundhouse, saved from demolition and now with a bright future.   
  Basingstoke & District Railway Society  
  Branch Line Society For those with a special interest in railway geography and infrastructure and in railway by-ways in particular.  
  Brush Type 4 Fund Owners and operators of locomotive 47105   
  Bullied Double Decker Society Restoring one of Bullied's double decker electric units.   
  Cambridge-Sudbury Rail Renewal Association Promoting investment in the railway between Cambridge and Sudbury.   
  Co-Bo World The website dedicated to D5705 & The Metrovick Co-Bo's.  
  Cockermouth Keswick & Penrith Railway The Cockermouth Keswick & Penrith Railway past and present.   
  Colonel Stephens Museum The career of Holman Fred Stephens, his family, his railways and his successors.   
  Cumbrian Railways Association Formed to foster a widening interest in the fascinating  & diverse history of the railways of Cumbria.   
  Epping & Ongar Railway The start of a new group to run trains on this short branch.  
  Exeter West Signal Box A preserved signal box now at Crewe.   
  Friends of Illingworth Working to restore the only surviving steam engine from the Nidd Valley Light Railway.   
  Friends of M30272M TPO Group Dedicated to the restoration and operation of Travelling Post Office coach M30272M and other vehicles which assist in educating the public about TPO operations.   
  Friends of Swindon Railway Museum The official charitable organisation that supports the Great Western Railway Museum. LINK NOT WORKING  
  Friends of the Mainline Steam Locomotive Operators Brings together steam locomotive owners and groups who wished to run on the main line.  
  Great Eastern Railway Society Formed to promote widespread interest in the Great Eastern Railway.  
  Hagley Hall For friends of  GWR steam loco No 4930  
  Hampshire & Sussex Units Preservation Society Preserving the historic & unique units and promoting general interest in Class 205/207s.   
  Heritage Railway Association A trade association for heritage railway organisations in the UK and Ireland (   
  Heritage Shunter Trust  
  Historical Model Railway Society For the collection and exchange of information for historians and modellers of the railways of the British Isles.   
  Hull & Barnsley Railway Stock Fund Founded to purchase, restore and maintain examples of rolling stock belonging to the former Hull and Barnsley Railway Company.   
  Industrial Locomotive Society Aims to record ALL info about non-mainline locomotives, primarily steam, with a large interest in the old manufacturing companies.  
  Industrial Railway Society Devoted to the study of all aspects and all gauges of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, at home and abroad.   
  Institute of Railway Studies Leading international centre for the study of the history & heritage of railways and other transport, an NRM/ University of York partnership. For Everything Rail Connected  
  Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Society Founded to promote the study of the L&Y Railway company, it's predecessors and successors.   
  Lincolnshire Wolds Railway  Now called the Lincolnshire Wolds railway and based near Louth.  
  Llangollen Railcar Group Operates on the Llangollen Railway and maintains 5 two-car diesel railcars with public passenger service.   
  Llangollen Standard Four Project Working to restore standard Class 4 2-6-4T locomotive No 80072 at the Llangollen Railway.   
  LMS Carriage Association To own, restore and operate carriages of L M S origin and to foster an appreciation of LMS carriages.    
  LNER Coach Association Formed to obtain, restore and operate a collection of ex-LNER and/or constituent companies vehicles.   
  Locomotive Club of Great Britain    
  London and North Western Rly Soc Formed for all interested in aspects of the LNWR, its constituent companies and joint lines.  
  London Underground Railway Society An enthusiasts group interested in London's underground railways - past, present and future!   
  London, Brighton & South Coast Railway A comprehensive history of the LBSCR.   
  Manx Electric Railway Society News, timetables and more about the Manx Electric Railway and others on the Isle of Man   
  Maunsell Locomotive Society Restoring steam engines that were designed by Richard Maunsell of the SR. Based at the Bluebell Railway in Sussex.   
  Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society The supporters organisation for the North Norfolk Railway.   
  Midland Diesel Group Modern traction section of the Midland Railway Centre at Ripley in Derbyshire UK.    
  Midland Railway Signalman's Association The MRC houses a unique collection of MR built signalboxes built over a hundred years ago, operated by fully trained signalmen. All are members of the MRSA.   
  Model Engineering Clubs & Societies  
  Narrow Gauge in Industry Details, information, news, and pictures about the current narrow gauge industrial scene in Europe.   
  Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, Tywyn A collection of artefacts relating to NG railways in Britain and ranging from complete locos to paperwork, signalling equipment and tickets.   
  Narrow Gauge Railway Society  An enthusiasts group for those interested in narrow gauge railways.   
  National Rail Gateway  Gateway to Britains national rail network.  
  National Railway Museum The NRM, the largest railway museum in the world, boasts a host of railway icons and millions of artifacts, a history from Rocket to the Eurostar.   
  NMRA list of railroad sites Internet Railroad Directory   
  North British Railway Study Group Promotes and co-ordinates research into the North British Railway, its constituents and successors.   
  Penrith to Keswick Railway Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway - Penrith to Keswick re-instatement project.   
  Preserved Diesels General diesel locomotive preservation group.   
  Railcar Association Dedicated to the history, technology and preservation of first generation DMUs  
  RailUK A railway web site for passengers, operators and enthusiasts.   
  Railway Correspondence And Travel Society    
  Railway Development Society Rail Future - UK's leading independent voice for all rail users. Campaigns for more & better rail services  in every region of Britain    
  Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey Project The only truly comprehensive record of preserved railway carriages in the UK.   
  Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Owns & operates nine steam locomotives and around 20 vintage carriages on public trains. All funds maintain Ireland's steam railway heritage for future generations.   
  Rushden Historical Transport Society The aim is to run a transport museum as an educational facility and to restore historic items of transport.   
  Sandtoft Transport Museum Original home of the Sandtoft Miniature Railway  
  Scarborough Railway Society One of the oldest railway societies in England. Encourages interest in every aspect of railway equipment, history and development.   
  Simplex 2028 Association The 2028 Simplex association is an independent organisation to maintain, run, display and share knowledge of Simplex 0-4-0DM locomotive No 2028   
  Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Preservation Trust Dedicated to the continued running of LNER class A4 4-6-0 locomotive `Sir Nigel Gresley'.    LINK MAY NOT WORK  
  Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust The latest news, sales, photos and events from the Midsomer Norton Station restoration project.   
  Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Running a museum dedicated to the Somerset & Dorset Railway at Washford on the West Somerset Railway.   
  South East Locomotive Group Preserving class 33 diesel electric locomotives No 33063 & 33065.   
  Southern Locomotives Ltd Restore, maintain and operate ex-Southern Railway steam locomotives.  The Company intends to restore BR Standard 4 2-6-0 No 76084 with a home base on the Eden Valley Railway in Cumbria.   
  Stanier 8F Locomotive Society Owners of LMS class 8F 2-8-0 No 48773.   
  Stephenson Locomotive Society  
  UK & Ireland Heritage Railways Everything you want to know about heritage transport.  
  UK Railways on the Net  
  WalesRails Railway attractions in the Principality of Wales (all gauges)  
  Wensleydale Railway Association To extend to Wensleydale the benefits achieved by the reintroduction of services on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Rly.   
  Wyvern Rail A company dedicated to reopening the branch line from Duffield to Wirksworth to regular passenger services. Not preservationists!