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Membership

To sign up for a new membership or renew your existing membership by cheque or postal order please either download an APPLICATION or RENEWAL form to complete and return, as shown on the form, with your remittance, (UK ONLY). You can also pay by BACS, bank details provided on request, emailing or phoning through your details. These options are our preferrred methods of paying as no third party fees are taken. Alternatively you can pay by credit card on-line via PayPal (see options below for UK & Overseas). You do not need to have your own account, especially if underage, but PLEASE read instructions on providing information on yourself if the applicant is not the PayPal account holder). Use of PayPal does however incur a charge to the Society.

In joining ICRS you agree to accept and be bound by the rules and other matters as set out in the Society's CONSTITUTION, a copy of which will be posted to you with your welcome pack.

As required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), by completing this application for membership or renewing, I hereby consent to my personal data being held by Inter City Railway Society (ICRS) for the purpose of maintaining my membership, receiving TRACKS, ordering books/sundries and attending events through electronic, printed and hand-written communications from officials of ICRS. I also understand that I may cancel this consent at any time by sending either an email or letter to the Membership Secretary, though this would then prevent any active processing of your membership. For further details please refer to our Privacy Policy which will also be issued with your new Members Welcome Pack.

TRACKS August 2014 sample copyBenefits of Membership:

TRACKS our magazine:

We cover the very many varied topical aspects of the present vibrant railway scene, plus regular or occassional articles featuring items of stock, locations or recalling the past. Each 80 page issue features over 200 photos approx 2500 pa) accompanying and illustrating the latest news from around the UK through regular features: Eastleigh Works Report, Stock Changes, Wagon Matters, Light Rail & Metro News, Preservation News, Infrastructure News, Traffic & Traction News, Out & About (members sightings), Railway Globetrotters (members overseas trips) plus other varied interesting features and articles.

 

All for only £25.00 pa (overseas extra)
Additional Family Membership: (must be same address)
Child age 10-16 - £5.00 pa
Spouse / Partner / Sibling or Parent over 16 - £10.00 pa

PLEASE NOTE that the fee has increased to £25 from the 1st November 2022 to cover the increased costs of producing TRACKS as both paper and postage costs have risen and are to rise again because of the economic turmoil and global markets. Previous cost increases since setting the current fee in January 2020 have been absorbed but we are now subsidising the magazine from book sales which already subsidise admin costs.

Membership gives you 11 issues pa of our magazine TRACKS.
Printed copies of TRACKS are posted out by default, emailed as a pdf or both,
pdf copy of TRACKS is sent by email as it goes to the printers approx. 10 days in advance of printed copies being delivered to your door.
Additional Family Members do not get TRACKS

If you wish to see a sample copy of TRACKS please click on the image above right
or visit the TRACKS Library page where other issues can be selected.

On-line Options (NEW and RENEWALS)

First select either NEW or RENEWAL. If you are an existing member please use the RENEWAL options. DO NOT use the NEW option. For all, then chose either UK Membership, Overseass Membership or Additional Family Membership

For all types please fill in all the text boxes and remember to include your Date of Birth (NEW only) and if you are Renewing, your ICRS Membership No. For Additional Family Membership please give the Membership No of the existing Member. Please give a landline telephone number if at all possible (UK only). If you are a new member please let us know where you heard of ICRS by picking the right option in the drop down box. Once you have completed the above, click Buy Now. You will then be taken to a secure site at PayPal where you can complete your purchase.

IMPORTANT: Your name, address and email is automatically provided by PayPal (the account details when set up) so if you have recently moved house PLEASE check the address is correct or if the account is a business name or in someone elses name please provide your correct details in the Add special instructions to the seller comments box on the PayPal checkout page. Similarly If the membership is being purchased on behalf of someone else, then for the reasons stated above about address and email automatically provided, please state that the membership is for another and include all relevant details in the Add special instructions to the seller comments box on the PayPal checkout page. Please provide their full name, all contact details and date of birth. This will ensure that we can process the membership application correctly. If you have any queries please email the Membership Secretary, Colin Pottle at membership@intercityrailwaysociety.org.

For all applications, processing of your membership is fairly prompt
usually within a day or two.
However if the Membership Secretary is away then this may mean a slightly longer delay

On acceptance you will be notified by email requesting
confirmation of your address (see reasons below).
Also PLEASE provide the correct email you intend to use for TRACKS or receive future correspondence (this may be different from your PayPal account email).
PLEASE ensure you add the following emails into your contacts and mark them as safe sender so that neither gets treated as spam:

membership@intercityrailwaysociety.org editor@intercityrailwaysociety.org

UK Membership Application - NEW

Membership: TRACKS is posted out as the default option (UK only). However you can also chose to just receive TRACKS as a pdf copy by email only or both options, please choose the correct box. Overseas members do not receive a membership card and TRACKS is sent by email as the default, however it can be posted if the additional postage is paid (pick the relevant option).

Once address is confirmed you will be notified of your membership number if you wish to order books etc. prior to receiving your welcome pack. Your membership card, constitution, order form and latest issue of TRACKS will then be posted to you BUT ONLY after you have confirmed that your address is correct. This is due to increasing numbers of applications being made where the PayPal account address is not the correct current one involving extra postage costs, delay and the loss of a copy of TRACKS.

UK Membership (Annual) - NEW
Where did you hear about ICRS ?
How do you wish to receive TRACKS
PayPal Account Details (please check if correct for applicant)
Home & Mobile Telephone Nos
Date of Birth

REMINDER: If you are applying on behalf of someone else PLEASE give their details.
If the membership is for you, have you checked that your PayPal account details show your correct name, current address. Also check
that you have included the email you wish to use for TRACKS and future correspondence (this may be different from your PayPal account email).

Overseas Membership Application - NEW

Membership: TRACKS is sent by email as the default, however it can be posted to European addresses if the additional postage is paid (pick the relevant option). Overseas members do not receive a membership card.

Overseas Membership (Annual) - NEW
Where did you hear about ICRS ?
How do you wish to receive TRACKS
PayPal Account Details (please check if correct for applicant)
Home & Mobile Telephone Nos
Date of Birth

Additional Family Membership Application - NEW

This is an additional membership for a member who wishes to take other members of the family on Member Only Visits (standard fess applicable). All additional family members must live at the same address. No TRACKS will be sent and the Membership No. and Renewal date will be the same for the full paying member. If joining before or after the Renewal date of the full member the length of membership for the first year may therefore vary between 6 and 18 months, at the discretion of the Membership Secretary. There are two categories:

Child age 10-16

Please ensure you give their details as the PayPal account will clearly not be in their name.

Spouse / Partner / Sibling or Parent over 16

Family Membership (Annual) - NEW
Relationship of Additional Family Member
Name / Date of Birth
Membership No. of Adult Member
Existing Members (all types) - RENEWAL

Existing UK Members - RENEWAL

If you take TRACKS by post, a Renewal Form will be printed on the reverse of the address carrier sheet when you are due to renew and this will be indicated above your name & address for the relevant month. Otherwise you will be contacted by email notifying you of renewal.

You can chose to change your Membership type, add additional family members and amend your TRACKS delivery on Renewal.

PLEASE NOTE havnig received a lifetime Membership Card on joining none will be issued on Renewal.

For Family Membership please ensure you give their details as the PayPal account will clearly not be in their name

Existing UK Members - RENEWAL (select correct option)
Relationship of Additional Family Member
Home & Mobile Tel Nos (UK)
Membership No

Existing Overseas Members - RENEWAL

If you take TRACKS by post, a Renewal Form will be printed on the reverse of the address carrier sheet when you are due to renew and this will be indicated above your name & address for the relevant month. Otherwise you will be contacted by email notifying you of renewal.

Existing Overseas Members - RENEWAL (select correct option)
Home & Mobile Tel Nos (UK)
Membership No

 

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