Become a Member Today

Membership of the ARHS New South Wales Division is open to anyone 15 years of age or older and offers a range of benefits.

Benefits of your membership include:

  • A free subscription to the Australian Railway History magazine
  • A 10% discount on all ARHS bookshop purchases and events
  • A discounted subscription to Railway Digest for your monthly rail news
  • Priority access to events, walking tours, members meetings and talks
  • A monthly ARHS members' newsletter
  • The opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals
  • Support for the preservation and promotion of railway heritage in the community

Railway Digest Magazine

Railway Digest brings you the latest in railway news along with the work of Australia's leading rail photographers, giving you the best in editorial and pictorial content.

ARHS NSW members receive a discount on their subscription - amongst many other membership perks!!


Membership & Subscription Options

Standard Membership

With your Standard Membership, you’ll receive a monthly subscription to the Australian Railway History magazine, our Members’ Newsletter and much more!

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Corporate Membership

We offer tailored corporate membership and advertising packages upon request. Contact us for more details and a personalised quote.


Railway Digest

Never miss an issue of Australia’s leading contemporary railway magazine, subscribe today! Members receive a discount on their subscription.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To access your account, please visit the account login page at

Your account has a username or email address associated with your account. If you have forgotten this information, please contact ARHS to retrieve it.

If you need to, you can change/reset your password by clicking "Lost your password?" and following the prompts.

Once you have logged into your account via the account login page -, you can access the following information

  • Orders - Here you can view previous orders placed on the website and download invoices.

  • Memberships - Here you can view any active memberships you may have and see when they expire.  

  • Subscriptions - Here you can access any active memberships or Magazine subscriptions you have, see when they expire and renew them by clicking the “Renew Now” button. 

  • Downloads - Here is where you can access any eBooks you may have purchased. 

  • Gift Cards - If you purchased a gift card on the website, you can access the details here and see your remaining balance. 

  • Addresses - Here you can update your billing and shipping address. 

  • Account Details - Here you can update your email address and password. 

  • Logout - Click here to log out of your account. 

Once you have logged into your account via the account login page -, you can see your active memberships and magazine subscriptions by clicking “Subscription(s)” on your account dashboard.

  1. Find the subscription you want to renew and click on it.

  2. Find the "Renew Now" button (only available if your subscription is active).

  3. Ensure your billing and shipping address are up-to-date

  4. Choose your payment method and checkout.

If your subscription renewal date has passed, your subscription will be placed “On-Hold” pending payment. To pay and reactivate your subscription please follow these steps:

  1. Log into your account at:

  2. On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. Click on "Subscription(s)"

  3. Find the on-hold subscription that you would like to renew and click “view”.

  4. Scroll down to “Related Orders” and click on the gold “Pay” button.

  5. Ensure your billing and shipping address are up-to-date

  6. Choose your payment method and checkout.

  7. Your subscription will then be reactivated. 

Got further questions? Visit our FAQ Page or contact us page today!

Get Involved

ARHS NSW welcomes all ages to come and join our Society.  No matter what part of the Railway you are interested in, there is something here for you.  Don’t forget, Today is Tomorrow's History.