All volunteers working on the South Devon Railway are required to be members of the South Devon Railway Association. The membership year runs from January to December. There are various grades of membership available from Student up to Family with Children, and the rates for 2018 are:-
Adult £22.00; Family (Husband and Wife) £30.00;  Family (incl. up to 2 children) £35.00;  Student (18-21) £14.00;  Child (up to 13) £11.00;  Senior Citizen £17.00;  Senior Citizen (Husband and Wife) £23.00;  Unemployed £15.00.

Members will receive four issues of the Association Magazine BULLIVER a year. Members are also entitled to privilege fares for travel on the SDR trains, and discount on most items purchased in the Expressway Models Shop and Refreshment Rooms at Buckfastleigh, on production of your current Membership Card. The 2018 Membership Card bears a bar code.  These MUST be produced at the till in the Expressway Models or the SDR Refreshment Rooms at Buckfastleigh, in order to gain the above mentioned discounts.

Those members who become Active Volunteers (after completing at least five turns of duty in any one year) are entitled to free travel on SDR trains (on production of their Membership Card annotated "Active") and to apply for a Heritage Railway Association Pass (at a cost of £30 - this rate may change for 2018)) which affords reduced or free travel for two persons, on a wide range of other Heritage Railways in the British Isles. Applications for this pass are processed by the SDRA Secretary, John Keohane. Please Note his new address is 289 Kings Ash Road, Paignton. TQ3 3XG.

Application Forms to join the South Devon Railway Association are available in each of our Stations, and also printed in the Guide and Timetable. The Membership Secretary is Allan Lovegrove, 38 Laura Grove, Paignton. TQ3 2LR. Telephone No.01803 550236.