CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Publicity

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.

Accrington Eco-Station
All Change at Cherry Tree
All Together Now (Pleasington)
Rose Grove Revived

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.

The Bentham Line

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.

Explore East Lancashire by Train

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:

Ormskirk leaflet
Southport leaflet

Also available is the original line guide produced in 2010 in partnership with Northern Rail:

2010 Line Guide

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