The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, no. 7406570.

Registered office: 9 Wardo Avenue, London SW6 6RA

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Subscription rates: UK Single £20, UK Family £25, Europe £27, Overseas £30

General Membership Conditions

Membership of the DHRS is for a calendar year: 1st January to 31st December and members receive four issues of the Darjeeling Mail magazine for that Year. (February, May, August & November issues).
Members joining between 1st January to 30th September are deemed to be paid up until 31st December of that same year and will receive the four issues of that year’s Darjeeling Mail.
Members joining from 1st October to 31st December are deemed to be paid up until 31st December the following year and members will receive five copies of the Darjeeling Mail magazine. (November issue through to November issue the following year).
UK Single Membership
Rights:-
1 To receive a DHRS membership card as a receipt of their subscription
2 To receive one copy of each issue of the Darjeeling Mail
3  To attend AGMs and EGMs of the DHRS having one vote

Obligations

1 To pay the annual Membership Fee (£20 for 2017).

2 Every member of the company promises, if the company is dissolved while he or she or it is a member or within twelve months after he or she or it ceases to be a member, to contribute such sum (not exceeding £1 sterling) as may be demanded of him or her or it towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the company incurred before he or she or it ceases to be a member, and of the costs charges and expenses of winding up, and the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves.


UK Family Membership

Rights:-

1 To nominate two persons as members of DHRS, each of which will receive a membership card as a receipt of their subscription

2 To receive one copy per family of each issue of the Darjeeling Mail

3  To attend at AGMs and EGMs of the DHRS having one vote per nominated person

  

Obligations:-

1 To pay the annual Family Membership Fee (£25 for 2017).

2 Each nominated person promises, if the company is dissolved while he or she or it is a member or within twelve months after he or she or it ceases to be a member, to contribute such sum (not exceeding £1 sterling) as may be demanded of him or her or it towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the company incurred before he or she or it ceases to be a member, and of the costs charges and expenses of winding up, and the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves.


European Membership

Rights:-

1 To receive a DHRS membership card as a receipt of their subscription

2 To receive one copy of each issue of the Darjeeling Mail

3  To attend at AGMs and EGMs of the DHRS having one vote

 

Obligations:-

1 To pay the annual European Membership Fee (£27 for 2017).

2 Every member of the company promises, if the company is dissolved while he or she or it is a member or within twelve months after he or she or it ceases to be a member, to contribute such sum (not exceeding £1 sterling) as may be demanded of him or her or it towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the company incurred before he or she or it ceases to be a member, and of the costs charges and expenses of winding up, and the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves.


Overseas Membership

Rights:-

1 To receive a DHRS membership card as a receipt of their subscription.

2 To receive one copy of each issue of the Darjeeling Mail

3  To attend AGMs and EGMs of the DHRS having one vote

 

Obligations:-

1 To pay the annual Overseas Membership Fee (£30 for 2017).

2 Every member of the company promises, if the company is dissolved while he or she or it is a member or within twelve months after he or she or it ceases to be a member, to contribute such sum (not exceeding £1 sterling) as may be demanded of him or her or it towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the company incurred before he or she or it ceases to be a member, and of the costs charges and expenses of winding up, and the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves.


To JOIN or RENEW your subscription ‘On-line’ using your credit card,

Payment is by the secure shopping cart, paying by
MasterCard & Visa Credit & Debit cards, Maestro & Solo cards and PayPal
using the WorldPay system.

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Please Note: that when using the shopping carts and you go though to the checkout, you will go to a page “Globe Charge Secure Ordering” where you will fill in your personal address details for billing and dispatch.

Ignore that it only allows pay by "Visa", WorldPay will allow all cards advertised

Clicking on “Review Secure Order” will allow you to recheck your order and

Clicking on “Send Order Securely” will take you to the WorldPay payment page.

Click on the logo of your credit card or PayPal, then fill in the details from your Credit Card for payment.

You will receive an ‘invoice’ style E-mail with you shopping details and marked ‘Order Confirmation’ BUT you still need to continue to the payment pages by WorldPay and input your credit card details there and finally you will receive another E-mail with a Purchase transaction ID: xxxxxxx number.

Also note that WorldPay & PayPal charge us about 4% to use the facility, but it is worth while for the “paper trail” that it gives us and the ease of world wide credit card shopping for our members and non-members.

To JOIN the DHRS by post:-

Email the Membership Secretary for an application form and send with a Cheque in UK Sterling,
made payable to:-  Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society  or  DHRS

Send the form and payment to:-

The Membership Secretary.
Ms. Janine Bird
Bryn Rhyd
Betws Garmon
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL54 7YR
UK

E-mail:-  membership @ dhrs.org

To RENEW your membership by post:-

Reply using the payment slip on the Renewal Reminder letter that you received with your November issue of the Darjeeling Mail and send it, with either cash or a Cheque in UK Sterling, to the above address.
Cheque's to be made payable to:- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society or DHRS

For a sample copy of The Darjeeling Mail:-

(our choice, depends on spare copies):
Either send a cheque for £2.00 sterling to the above address or buy through the DHRS Shop
(go to Shopping Cart, then Special Offers)