This page is intended to help you find and download publicity such as line guides, promotional leaflets, walking & cycling, history posters, rail rovers & rangers, rail ale guides and a host of other things.
Make a Beeline for the Station
‘Make a Beeline for the Station!’ is a community marketing project, that combines the vital elements of local education and wider group engagement with tourism attractions and professional marketing.
Discover the South Fylde Line
Discover the South Fylde Line is a brand new line guide launched by the South Fylde Line Community Rail Partnership (SFLCRP) and Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) during Community Rail Week 2022.
The leaflet takes you along the South Fylde Line from Preston to Blackpool South highlighting many things you can do along the line. The full leaflet can be viewed by clicking on the image above or on this link: Discover the South Fylde Line.
Discover Amazing Women by Rail
Discover Amazing Women by Rail is a project that invites people to leave their car at home and use public transport to explore the fascinating, and often hidden, histories of women who lived and worked along some of the routes in Lancashire, Yorkshire & Mid Cheshire.
CRL Educational Leaflets
A series of leaflets produced by the Community Rail Lancashire Education Team and to introduce you to Accrington Eco-Station and to help explain some of the projects undertaken at stations along the East Lancashire Line. The Education Team also have a brand new website called TrainEd, with a host of useful information and this can be visited on this link: https://trained.website/
The Bentham Line
Leaflet promoting the spectacular 75 mile journey from Leeds in the industrial heartland of West Yorkshire through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales to the picturesque shores of Morecambe Bay.
Explore East Lancashire by Train
This leaflet has been developed to promote the use of the new service between Blackburn and Manchester via Todmorden. It gives details of the route and some suggestions for things to do and places to visit. Download the leaflet by clicking the link below.
West of Lancashire Line Guides
Introduced in 2014 two new line guides for the Preston – Ormskirk – Sandhills route and the Southport – Wigan & Southport – Liverpool route are available by clicking the links below:
Also available is a new line guide produced in 2021:
Ranger and Rover tickets
There is a great number of ranger and rover tickets available to explore the community rail lines in Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. Visit northernrailway.co.uk/tickets/33-rangers-and-rovers to find out more detail or click the links below for specific ticket:
Explore the North West – including the Lancashire Day Ranger, North West Round Robin, Cheshire Day Ranger and South Pennines Day Ranger.
Explore the North East – including the North East Round Robin, Hadrian’s Wall Country Line Day Ranger and Tyne Tees Day Ranger.
Explore Cumbria and The Lake District – including the Cumbria Day Ranger, the Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger, Cumbria Round Robin and Lakes Day Ranger.
Explore Yorkshire – including the East Yorkshire Round Robin, Yorkshire Coast Day Ranger and South Pennines Day Ranger.
Other Useful Publications
Railway Byelaws – the national byelaws for the railway industry in Britain
National Rail Conditions of Carriage – the latest edition of your rights and responsibilities when travelling by rail
Enthusiasts Guidelines – a guide explaining how enthusiasts and photographers should behave on Britain’s railway stations
Station Adoption – ACoRP’s July 2019 guide to station adoption
East Lancashire’s Historical Community Railways – a history of the East Lancashire & Clitheroe Lines
Ride, Relax, Ramble & Roam – a series of five self guide walks around East Lancashire
The Huncoat Trail – a guide to the nine mile circular trail around Huncoat’s boundaries
Discover the South Fylde Line – a brochure promoting the delights of this coastal line
Clitheroe Town Centre Map – a detailed map of Clitheroe
Citizens’ Rail Toolkit – on line help for getting people involved in local railways