Application form

If you prefer a hard copy of the application form is available to download here.

Title (required)
First Name (required)
Last Name (required)
Date of Birth

Please complete both of the following address fields, but only one can be used for mailing purposes. Please indicate which address is to be used for mailing by ticking the appropriate box.

Home Address
Work Address
Preferred contact address Home    or Work
Email Address (required)
Telephone No (required)

Crown Honours
Academic/Professional Qualifications (required)
Present Company / Organisation (required)
Job Title (required)
If you are a member of the Institution of Civil engineers please quote your membership number and current grade:
Membership Number
Membership Grade
Your Comments

For all grades of membership please supply an up-to-date CV with your application (required)

If applying for Young Professional Membership please supply:

Proof of rail projects you have worked on.
Proof of your formal training scheme or statement on structured experience. Reference letters are acceptable.

A recommendation by a RCEA or ICE member may also be supplied.

Applications will be reviewed against the following criteria.

Ordinary membership of the RCEA shall be accorded to those who are engaged in, or have been engaged in, the development, design, construction or maintenance of engineering infrastructure for railway operations. Ordinary members will normally be professional engineers. Membership may also be accorded on the basis of experience, position of responsibility, or contribution to the railway infrastructure industry.

Young Professional Members shall normally be engineering graduates on a formal training scheme, who have an enthusiasm and interest in railway civil engineering. Graduates not on a formal training scheme will be accepted if they supply an acceptable statement explaining how they intend to gain suitable structured experience. Young Professional Members shall transfer to the grade of Ordinary Member upon becoming a Chartered Engineer or after five years, whichever is the sooner.

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Should your application, for any reason, be unsuccessful, and then any monies paid will be refunded at the earliest opportunity.

I would like to apply for the following grade of membership.

£52 for Ordinary Members
£25 for Young Members (<35 years)
£15 for Retired Members
£5 ICE Student Members and Graduates on a formal training scheme