The Branch Line Society


Current subscription rates, which cover up to 24 copies of BLN (British Isles and also
optionally International News) per year are:

Subscription TypeCategoryCost per year
Printed and postedA£45.00
Domestic news only - postedB£40.50
Printed and posted to EuropeI£70.00
Printed and posted worldwideI£95.00
Electronic copies only: e-BLN & e-BLNIE£12.00

Overseas, including Eire, residents should note the appropriate rates, if a
printed copy is required.


Membership of the Branch Line Society costs from as little as £12.00 per year, when choosing to receive only electronic and not printed copies of Branch Line News (BLN) and BLN International.

Details of the main membership categories and current subscription rates are listed left.

Membership is also open to family members & partners and to other persons not requiring their own separate copies of BLN at a basic cost of £5.00 (category D). This is at the discretion of the BLS Committee – please check with the Membership Secretary if you are interested.

New members opting for a paper copy of BLN that join part way through a membership year, which runs from 1st May, will only pay a pro rata amount.

Payment can be made online (by credit card or debit card), or by post (by card or cheque) by downloading, printing, and sending the completed and signed form to the Membership Secretary whose address can be found on the Contact us page.

If applying by post, please make any cheques payable to "Branch Line Society" - please do not abbreviate this in any way.

    Join online    Online membership application
Download form Download membership application form, to be printed, completed, signed, and sent to the Membership Secretary