Welcome to the Down the Line Toolkit.
The Toolkit has been specially developed by Community Rail Lancashire to assist you in developing your own classroom work that is customised to the skills and abilities of your pupils. The subject tiles below allow you to explore in depth a variety of rail related topics and to see how they link into the key stage 2 National Curriculum.
Download the full Introduction and P.O.I.N.T.S for Success using the link on the left of the screen.
Practical activity to test the strength of bridge types
Track the Track
The 'end of the line'?
Tickets to Ride
Where & how to purchase a ticket
Cross curricular ideas into the making & 'mystery' of tunnels
Signs & Signals
Uses in the environment
Peek into the Past
Researching the history of your local station
An in-depth look at local, national & international railway stations
The energy to make things move
Getting from A2B using rail timetables
Safety on the Line
Staying safe & station protocol
Poetry in Locomotion
Images from a railway carriage
Regions via Rail
Exploring scenic Britain