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Lancashire By Rail

Explore Lancashire by Rail

A series of films is being made for Community Rail Lancashire by a local creative film company Huckleberry Films which are designed to encourage people to Explore Lancashire by Rail.

Six films have been made so far and these can be seen by clicking the links below:

The East Lancashire Line

A walk from Rose Grove (without the bridge) – a walk down the Padiham Greenway but avoiding the closed bridge

A walk from Rose Grove – a walk down the Padiham Greenway

Download a copy of the map here Padiham Greenway Map

Northern Class 150 on approach to Rufford station – Huckleberry Films

The South Fylde Line

A walk from Lytham – a linear walk from Lytham station to St. Annes-on-the-Sea station along the sea front

Download a copy of the map here Lytham St. Annes Map 

The Mussel Tank, Lytham – Huckleberry Films

The West of Lancashire Line

A walk from Burscough – a walk from Burscough to Rufford along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Exploring Lancashire by Rail – a canal walk with St. John’s Catholic Primary School, Burscough

Download a copy of the map here Burscough to Rufford Map

Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Burscough – Huckleberry Films

The Clitheroe Line

Exploring Lancashire by Rail – A walk from Darwen taking in the fantastic views of the Spitfire Memorial, Sunnyhurst, Bold Venture Park and Jubilee Tower.

Download a copy of the map here: Darwen Tower Map

Darwen (Jubilee) Tower – Huckleberry Films

A walk from Entwistle Station – around Turton/Entwistle & Wayoh Reservoirs

Download a copy of the map here Entwistle Map

Turton Viaduct – Huckleberry Films

See also https://www.lancswt.org.uk/events/2024-02-17-west-pennine-moors-walking-and-talkingfor details of a West Pennine Moors ‘Walk & Talk’ event taking place on Saturday 17 February 2024.

As well as the films a series of short pieces have been recorded for Radio Lancashire that aired on Maria Felix Vas’s programme on a Sunday afternoon, featuring Simon Clarke, a Community Rail Development officer with CRL these can be listened to on the links below:

Lytham to St. Anne’s – part one

Lytham to St. Anne’s – part two

Burscough to Rufford – part one

Burscough to Rufford – part two

Padiham Greenway – part one

Padiham Greenway – part two