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Why join DEMU?

DEMU is an independent society catering for all modellers of the railways of mainland Britain in the Diesel and Electric era regardless of scale/gauge affiliations or modelling ability.

We aim to exchange information and ideas applicable to all diesel and electric modellers. By joining DEMU you will receive:

  • our quarterly magazine 'UPDate'
  • access to our members'-only web forum
  • the opportunity to join one of DEMU's Area Groups around the UK
  • reduced entrance fees to our annual Showcase exhibition
  • access to our scale drawing service and information archives

You will also be contributing to the work that DEMU does with various kit and RTR manufacturers to provide prototype information and market research on proposed new products.

You can subscribe online using the form below or download our application form and return it to us by post.

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If you would like to subscribe online please select the subscription type and click the "Buy Now" button. You will be forwarded to Paypal's secure systems to make your payment. Please make sure that you give us the postal address and email address that wish DEMU to use to contact you.

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If you are renewing your subscription you can pay by cheque, bank transfer, or using the Paypal link above. If you renew using Paypal it is he;lpful if you can include your membership number in the notes section. Please note that paying by cheque or by bank transfer are cheaper for DEMU - if you would like the bank account details please contact the Membership Secretary or Treasurer (contact details available here).