You can become a new Reading Company Technical & Historical Society member or renew your membership on-line via PayPal. We’re also offering the option of buying a tie, rail or switch for the RCT&HS Heritage Museum. Or if you prefer, you may make an individual or corporate tax-deductible donation towards a specific area (equipment acquisition, restoration, repair, etc.). We thank you for your interest in our organization and your donation.

RCT&HS Membership Sign-Up & Renewal:


Individual Membership: $35 per year
Individual Membership: $45 (outside USA)

Family Membership: $43 per year
Family Membership: $53 (outside USA)

Contributing Membership: $55 or more per year*

Sustaining Membership: $100 or more per year*

Corporate Membership: $150

Full-time Student Membership: $15

RCT&HS Heritage Museum Rails & Ties Donation:


Buy a tie: $30 each

Buy a rail: $400 each

Buy 1/2 a switch: $8,500 each

Individual or corporate donation

Please note:
  • • If you are renewing your membership, please be sure to include your membership number by clicking on the “Membership number if renewing” link located in the upper left of the “Review Your Payment” page.
  • • Please also include your contact info so that we may mail you either your membership information or letter or recognition for your donation.
  • • Please allow 2-4 weeks to receive your membership materials via U.S. Mail.
  • • Any donation above and beyond the price of $50/$100 for Contributing/Sustaining Memberships is greatly appreciated!*
  • • Donations may specify “in honor of” or “in memory of,” if desired.
  • • Please contact us at: membership@readingrailroad.org if you have any questions or difficulties regarding your membership sign-up/renewal.
  • • Thank you for your generosity!