“Keep up to date with a fast moving industry and continue your professionalism by renewing your membership.”

Reasons to renew your membership

There are several reasons why you should renew your membership.

  • Operations community – CIRO members form the largest community of dedicated railway operations professionals, so you’ll continue to be connected to like-minded professionals.
  • Professionalism – Continue to demonstrate your professionalism and strengthen your impact by affiliation with CIRO’s international reputation and commitment to railway operations excellence.
  • Resources – utilise the wealth of resources available to CIRO members. Explore member benefits.


How to renew

Renew your membership by 30 September by any of the following methods:

Renew online

Log into your membership account and select PayPal as your payment method, you will then be able to pay through your PayPal account, if you have one, or as a guest by card payment.


If you would like to pay by bank transfer, please use the details below and reference your membership number and surname if space permits.

Bank Name: HSBC Market Square Stafford

Account name: Chartered Institution of Railway Operators

Account number: 82058049

Sort Code: 40-43-03

Bacs International

If you are paying from a bank account outside of the UK then you may also need the following details.

BIC code: HBUKGB4115G

IBAN code: GB39HBUK40430382058049

Standing order

If you would like to set up a standing order then please use the above bank details. You can either do this through online banking or email us for a form that you will be able to complete and return to your bank. Please reference your membership number and surname.


Make a payment to payments@railwayoperators.co.uk and reference your membership number and surname.

Making an international payment? Find a list of PayPal supported currencies here and make a payment to payments@railwayoperators.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can contact the membership team to pay over the phone. Please email membership@railwayoperators.co.uk and one of the team will be in contact with you.

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How much will it cost to renew?

Membership Fees

Annual fees for each level:

  • Affiliate £36.00
  • Associate £42.00
  • Member £84.00
  • Fellow £120.00

Concessional rates:

  • Affiliate – student or fully retired £18.00
  • Associate – fully retired £24
  • Member – fully retired £42
  • Fellow – fully retired £60

Membership runs from 1 October to 30 September annually.

Please note that if you have previously had a renewal date in April/May then your renewal date has been moved to 30 September.