The 8D Association


The 8D Association is open to any person who is interested in the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire within a ten mile radius of the Widnes Locomotive Shed which had the shed code 8D. 

The society has members from all walks of life including past and present railway staff, historians, authors and people with a general interest in railways.

Membership is £12.00 per year. Members receive a quarterly journal 'On Shed' and are able to participate in events organised by the association.


If you are interested in joining our group, 

please use the link below to download and print a membership form.

The 8D Association Membership Form  (Word Document)

The 8D Association Membership Form   (PDF Document) 

Alternatively you can can e-mail us here

or attend one of our monthly indoor meetings


New membership and membership renewal's by post should be forwarded on to:-

Lee Woods,
125 Pit Lane,
WA8 9HR.

With cheques made payable to "The 8D Association".

Dedicated to promoting the history of the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire.
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