Privilege - participating railways

Privilege - participating railways

Please present your card to the Booking Office before travelling

The following HRA Member organisations participate in the HRA Privilege reciprocal travel scheme.

Unless otherwise stated below, use of HRA Privilege cards should provide free admission and/or travel. These restrictions are correct at date of publication, but users should check with the participating organisation before visiting to discover if there are changes and/or particular booking arrangements.

Please note that cards are generally not valid on Dining Trains, Santa Specials and other special events. Please read the full Terms and Conditions in conjunction with any specific restrictions listed below.

Updated 19 April 2023

Privilege Travel Card Partners


Aln Valley Railway


Amberley Museum

50% off standard admission prices.

Amerton Railway


Apedale Valley Light Railway


Avon Valley Railway


Bala Lake Railway

50% discount on the standard adult/child full round-trip ticket.

Black Country Living Museum

privilege rate - 50% of standard admission fee (does not entitle the bearer of the card to an UnChained Annual Pass).

Bluebell Railway

75% discount

Bodmin & Wenford Railway


Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway


Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway


Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

No more than 4 visits per year

Bristol Harbour Railway


Buckinghamshire Railway Centre


Bure Valley Railway

25% of normal fare.

Cambrian Railways


Central Tramway (Scarborough)

Free travel, but on prior written request only

Chasewater Railway

Privilege rate: Adult £2, Child £1 for day rover.

Cholsey & Wallingford Railway

Flat rate £2.00. This includes special events.

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway


Churnet Valley Railway


Colne Valley Railway

Privilege rate - 75% normal fare

Corris Railway

Privilege rate - 75% normal fare

Crewe Heritage Centre


Crich Tramway Village


Darlington Railway Preservation Society (Old S&D Goods Shed)


Dean Forest Railway

Free travel on standard days only, but not valid on Wednesdays from 28 June to 13 Sept.

Didcot Railway Centre


Downpatrick & County Down Railway


East Anglian Railway Museum

50% discount

East Kent Railway (Shepherds Well)

75% discount (green and yellow timetables only)

East Lancashire Railway

 75% discount of standard fare.

East Somerset Railway


Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

75% discount

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway


Epping Ongar Railway

75% discount

Fairbourne Railway


Fancott Miniature Railway


Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway

50% off for pass holder plus one other. Must phone in advance to book 01766 516024. On the day bookings may be available subject to there being space on the train.

Fife Heritage Railway


Foxfield Railway


Glenfinnan Station Museum


Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Privilege flat fare of £5.00 for Day Rover ticket

Great Central Railway


Great Orme Tramway


Groudle Glen Railway


Gwili Railway

 Privilege flat rate fare of £5.00

Hayling Light Railway


Heatherslaw Light Railway


Heaton Park Tramway


Helston Railway


Heritage Shunters Trust

75% discount for Guided Tours; and on Rover tickets on Gala Days and on any other events.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway


Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

75% discount.

Keith & Dufftown Railway

75% discount

Kent & East Sussex Railway

75% discount.

Lappa Valley Steam Railway


Launceston Steam Railway


Lavender Line (Isfield) East Sussex


Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway


Leighton Buzzard Railway

Not valid on GREEN timetable days (Special Events)

Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway


Lincolnshire Wolds Railway (Ludborough)


Llanberis Lake Railway

Privilege rate - flat fare £2.00 adult, £1.00 child

Llangollen Railway


Lynton & Barnstaple Railway


Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway


Manchester Tramway Co (Heaton Park)


Mid Suffolk Light Railway


Middleton Railway


Mid-Hants Railway

Privilege rate - 75% off normal fare

Midland Railway Centre (Butterley)


Nene Valley Railway

75% discount.

North Norfolk Railway

 Flat fare of £4.50. On the day sales only.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway


Northampton & Lamport Railway


Peak Rail

50% off All Day Rover Tickets

Perrygrove Railway


Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway


Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

75% discount.

Ribble Steam Railway


Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Free, except on Special Event days when charged 50% of all day fare.

Scarborough Cliff Railway


Seaton Tramway


Severn Valley Railway

Child rate charged

Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway


South Devon Railway


South Tynedale Railway


Spa Valley Railway (Tunbridge Wells)

Privilege rate £5.00

Steeple Grange Light Railway


Statfold Barn Railway

Discounted entry for Railway Enthusiast days and Road & Rail Festival.

Strathspey Railway

75% discount

Swanage Railway

75% discount.

Swindon & Cricklade Railway


Talyllyn Railway

75% discount

Tanfield Railway (County Durham)


Telford Steam Railway


Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum


The Battlefield Line Railway

75% discount

Toddington Narrow Gauge Railway


Vintage Carriages Trust


Volks Electric Railway


Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (Porthmadog)


Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

75% discount on standard class fare.

Wensleydale Railway


West Lancs Light Railway


West Somerset Railway

75% discount.

Whistlestop Valley


Whitwell & Reepham Railway


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