Being a member of IRO gives you the tools you need to stay relevant and excel in the industry today and in the future.

Understand the full impact of your role by continuing your professional development using the Professional Operators Development tool (POD) and other resources. Get a holistic view of the industry across all specialisms.

Get unique behind the scenes access at a wide variety of local events, including, company visits, simulator experiences and social events.

Keep informed with invaluable insights from industry experts with our live webinars and conferences.

Broaden your horizon and access a wealth of knowledge at a time that suits you with IRO TV – a film archive of past events and conferences.

Form connections and learn from top industry professionals with our mentoring scheme.

Keep up to date with a free e-subscription from a choice rail publication plus a membership discount on the Operators’ Handbook.

Stay connected to the IRO community with biannual updates in the Bulletin magazine.

Understand the industry you’re in with professional affiliation with the only institution specialising in railway operations.

Benefits coming soon:

We are always working on improvements to the services that we offer you. We are currently working on two different platforms to help you have a voice in the industry and connect with others, as well as new learning events.

Coming later in the year…

Connect, chat and collaborate with peers from across the industry with online special interest groups.

Have your say on key industry topics with IRO’s issue forum,

Improve your overall understanding of the industry with specialised learning events.