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.
CRL Educational Leaflets
A series of leaflets produced by the Community Rail Lancashire Education Team to introduce you to Accrington Eco-Station and to help explain some of the projects undertaken at stations along the east Lancashire Line.
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 the original line guide produced in 2010 in partnership with Northern Rail:
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 2014 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
Scenic Britain by Train – the final (2010/11) edition of this excellent guide to Britain’s scenic railways
Citizens’ Rail Toolkit – on line help for getting people involved in local railways