HRA Privilege 2024

HRA Privilege 2024

Save money, visit more railways and support the Heritage Railway Association with the new HRA Privilege pass.


From just £42.00 per year for staff and volunteers at participating HRA members.


Purchase a HRA Privilege pass online

HRA Privilege is the new identity for the Heritage Railway Association's long-standing reciprocal travel scheme, formerly known as InterRail. 

HRA Privilege provides free or discounted travel and entry for heritage railway volunteers and staff on more than 100 railways, cliff railways and tramways across the UK. Volunteers and staff from all HRA member railways and organisations are elligible for the scheme. The HRA Privilege reciprocal travel scheme is the biggest of its type in the world,

It's a great benefit for working volunteers and staff.

Each HRA Privilage pass covers TWO adults at any of the participating railways. The one off purchase saves money on every visit throughout the year.

Using the HRA Privilege pass couldn't be easier. Simply present your pass at the booking office when buying tickets.

Massive discounts of up to 100% available at heritage railways, cliff railways and tramways throughout the UK.

Full list of participating members

Heritage Railway Association Policy and Communications Manager, Mark Pearce, said: “I know from personal experience as a young working volunteer, that having the HRA pass made all the difference when I was looking to visit other railways and learn from how others did things. It’d be great to see more people from HRA members visiting each others railways and creating new opportunities to share their experiences and knowledge.”

How to get your HRA Privilege pass

The quickest and easiest way to purchase your HRA Privilege card is to purchase online using the link below. Please note that your pass will be dispatched directly to your railway or organisation and not you individually.

Passes are normally processed within seven days, but please be aware that they are sent to your organisation by second class post, which can be prone to taking longer during bank holidays or other disruption to normal working hours. We are NOT able to provide a guaranteed delivery timescale. 

If you are purchasing a pass for a specific visit, please factor this in and allow plenty of time as your pass will not arrive immediately. Please allow a reasonable timescale for delivery before considering your card to be lost. All enquiries should be directed through the HRA Privilege coordinator at your own railway or tramway in the first instance.

HRA Privilege passes can also be purchased via your own member railway or organisation in the same way that our previous InterRail passes were. Please note that we are not currently accepting payment by cheque or bank transfer.

Before making a purchase, please take time to read the Terms and Conditions. Please note that purchases made by any persons not eligible for this scheme will incur an admin fee, deducted from any refunds. 

Purchase a HRA Privilege pass online


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The HRA Privilege pass directly benefits your railway and supports the work of the HRA too.

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