CIRO currently has over 9600 members and more than 47 corporate members.

With a growing number of membership and learning opportunities, and our own interactive CPD system, it is easy for you to plan, monitor and evidence your personal career development.

All members receive our biannual newsletter ‘Bulletin’ and our membership booklet which is packed full of resources to show you how to make the most of your membership.


CIRO membership is not only beneficial to the individual but also to employers, helping staff meet the very highest professional standards.

Membership also allows benchmarking across the industry and
access to a wealth of expertise, ensuring your organisation is at the forefront of operational best practice. See how the CIRO is delivering the whole spectrum of knowledge in railway operations – click here.

For over 10 years, our academic programme in Railway Operations Management has helped to create a world class workforce and the industry leaders of tomorrow.

More than 50 railway companies have funded their employers’ studies on our distance learning courses. With a highly flexible approach to learning, assessment and finance terms, our courses will help your organisation to:

  • Develop your individuals and teams to help support your overall business objectives
  • Help your business identify and progress training needs
  • Produce employers ready to work in a twenty first century railway

See how the learning offering can contribute to the success of your organisation – click here.

The price of corporate membership is determined on an individual basis. If you are interested in becoming a corporate member, please contact our Chief Executive Officer, Fiona Tordoff.

Don’t forget that you can use the barcode on your membership card to log attendance at conferences and area events.

Do feel free to get in touch with our team if you have any membership questions or require more information. Email us at: or tel. 03333 440 523.

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