Friends renewal reminder

Membership of Friends of Great Central Railway (FoGCML)


Since the start of the Pandemic and with many office staff furloughed, the normal chasing mechanisms for those whose FoGCML memberships have expired hasn't worked as well as usual.  This has meant that many Friends memberships have expired.


In recognition of these issues, Friends took the decision that throughout the Pandemic, we would continue to send out the Main Line magazine to everyone who was a member at the beginning of February 2020, so that our whole community would continue to enjoy being kept up to date with everything to do with our Railway.  However, the time has now come that we cannot continue to afford do this and therefore from and including the Main Line magazine due for publication on 1st June 2021, you will not receive a copy of the magazine if you are not a current member.


As you will appreciate, it hasn’t and isn't an easy time for heritage steam railways at the present time and as we re-open our railway to the public, we would like to remind all to please keep their FoGCML membership up to date.  So, if your membership has lapsed, please can I ask you to renew your membership asap?  You can do this by sending a cheque (made out to Friends of Great Central Main Line) to Hanni Trahar, Great Central Railway, Lovatt House, 3 Wharncliffe Road, Loughborough LE11 1SL, or alternatively, please do an internet bank transfer direct to the FoGCML account, details below.  Please quote your Membership Number as the reference for the bank transfer.  If you have any problems or queries with this, please contact


FoGCML account details below.


Account name                   Friends of the Great Central Main Line

Sort Code                            40-30-24

Account No                         32504480


Thank you for your help with this and I hope to see you around the Railway in the coming weeks.


Andy Fillingham

Chairman – Friends of Great Central Main Line

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