The Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum became a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), Registered Charity Number 1191551 on the 30th September 2020. The whole Museum is currently operated entirely by volunteers, any profit made is entirely devoted to the maintenance of the rolling stock, locomotives, track, buildings and more.


Membership is available to anyone who supports our object and application forms can be found below or in writing by sending a stamped addressed envelop with your request to:-


Membership Secretary

Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum

3 Simon Terrace

Rhondda Cynon Taff

CF40 1NJ


Applications for membership can also be sent to us via email:

Membership renewals information will be sent automatically 12 months from the start of your membership.

Class / Category Annual  Life
 Adult £10.00 £150.00 
Joint Adult £15.00 £200.00
Senior £5.00 £90.00
Joint Senior £8.00 £150.00
Junior / Student £5.00 N/A
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children at the same address) £20.00 N/A
Under 5's FREE N/A
Working Member with current ID Card £5.00 N/A
Junior / Student Working Member with current ID Card £2.50 N/A

Membership Form 2020
GRCWM001 - Membership Form V.1 2020 - Rh
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Benefits of Membership

  1. All members receive a free copy of "Wagons Roll" Magazine Newsletter.
  2. Discount at the Tea Room, once premises have been acquired. 
  3. Members will receive the annual report and accounts, can attend the annual general meeting, and (provided they are over 16 years of age) vote on resolutions and the election of directors/trustees of the Museum.
  4. All members are welcome to participate in the many aspects and areas of running the Museum, for which full training will be given.
  5. Members will be entitled, on the production of a valid membership card, discount in the Museum shop.
  6. Influence the future of the museum - an opportunity for you to make and influence decisions about the future of the museum.
  7. The opportunity to work as a volunteer.
  8. Discount entrance to certain special events. 
  9. Personalised Membership card/card and certificate for life members
  10. Up-to-date and behind the scenes emails including information not available on our public pages. 
  11. The pride and enjoyment which comes with being part of our museum and the knowledge that your support is helping us preserve, maintain, make available and advance the education of the public with regards our museum, collections and our railway and transport heritage.

Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum - Membership Rules

  1. Membership is open to anyone who supports the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum's aims and objectives.
  2. Persons may apply for any of the categories of membership as approved by the Museum subject to payment of the appropriate fee and completion of the prescribed Application Form.
  3. Full membership is available to persons aged over 16 years or older. Persons under 16 years of age can join as Junior Members, but they may not vote at meetings. Junior Members automatically transfer to Full Membership upon reaching their 16th Birthday.
  4. Memberships are renewable annually; ¨ applications made 1st March to 30th November: Full annual membership fee charged. Those made 1st December to end of February: full annual membership fee charged, carries over into the following membership year, i.e. up to three months free. Fees are due on or by 25th March. A member who has not renewed by 30th May shall cease to be a member and shall have to make a new membership application. New members who join on or after 31st October do not have to renew until the following membership year.
  5. The Museum may refuse an application for or renewal of membership without any reason being given.
  6. The Museum may expel any member whom they believe to be acting against the Museum's interests. The member shall be informed in advance and have a right to speak at a meeting where the expulsion is to be considered. 
  7. Fees paid shall not be returned except when an application is not accepted or a member is expelled. If a life member is expelled the fee returned is the initial fee reduced by one tenth for each full year of membership.
  8. Membership cards, which remain the property of the Museum, are issued annually.
  9. Membership details are held on a computer database unless a member objects by written notification to the Membership Secretary. 
  10. Members may resign their membership at any time by giving notice in writing to the Museum at their registered office address.
  11. The Museum is required to comply with its Constitution, Company Law and Charity Law. These membership rules provide a brief guide only as to membership matters; further information can be obtained from the Membership Secretary. 
  12. Working members are required to comply with the Museum's Equal Opportunities, Child Protection, Health & Safety Policies and all other Policies and Procedures the Museum approves, which can be found here.
  13. The Museum is operated by volunteers. Voluntary work undertaken by members shall not imply any formal employment relationship with the Museum.
  14. These revised Membership Rules apply to new members, to 2020 (and later) membership renewals, and to all Life Members.
  15. All members should read the Museums Social Media Policy and follow its recommendations. Please visit here

The Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum, is a registered charity (CIO), number 1191551. 


Thank you

©2020 by The Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum


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Please Note: The address below left is for correspondence only and not the location of the museum itself. Please see the address on the right for the physical museum. Thank you.

Contact Us

Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum

99 Sandyleaze




United Kingdom





Telephone (Mobile): 07589 357 827

Museum Location


Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway 

Site of the former Cynheidre Colliery 




SA15 5YF



The Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum, is a registered Charity (CIO), number 1191551. 


© 2021 by the Gloucester Railway Carriage and wagon Museum