The German Railway Society

Join the GRS

Are you curious about German railways? Why not join us and benefit from the following:


Established for over thirty years, a quarterly journal available only to members. Since the Society was founded, the journal has featured a broad selection of topics covering the development and technology of German railways, updates on timetabling and service, locomotive and stock allocation, travel reports and railway modelling. The full archive is available online to members.


The forum supplants our established email discussion group and helpdesk. Members can contribute posts on any relevant topic.

Current rates

The membership year runs 1 April to 31 March. Rates 2024-25:

Area Type Cost (£)
United Kingdom Printed Merkur 23.00
Outside the UK Printed Merkur 52.00
Worldwide Electronic Merkur 16.00

Other rates

We no longer offer an eighteen-month rate for those joining late in the year or three year membership.