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Rail Trail Signage Guide

We have developed a signage guide for rail trails. The guide is available in PDF format. Download Signage Guide (827KB PDF document).

Contents:

1.0 PREFACE
2.0 INTRODUCTION
3.0 SCOPE
4.0 DEFINITIONS
4.1 Rail trail
4.2 Life Cycle Signage Programme
4.3 Walkers
4.4 Rail trail Access Path
4.5 Town Trail
4.6 Management Authority
4.7 Committee of Management
4.8 Land Management Authority
4.9 Signage Categories
5.0 PROJECTION OF A RAIL TRAIL IMAGE
5.1 Use of a Rail trail Logo
5.2 Use of behavioural and information signage
5.3 Use of interpretative signage
6.0 SIGNAGE PROVIDING ACCESS TO A RAIL TRAIL
6.1 Signage on roads
6.2 Signage on access paths
7.0 DEVELOPMENT OF A SIGNAGE STRATEGY
8.0 DESIGN PRINCIPLES
8.1 Establishing design criteria
8.2 Design brief
8.3 Design Standards
8.4 Design Issues
8.5 Sign Schedule
9.0 SIGNAGE CATEGORIES
9.1 Regulatory
9.2 Warning
9.3 Behavioural
9.4 Information
9.5 Interpretative
9.6 Promotional
9.7 Temporary Signs
10.0 SIGN MAINTENANCE
11.0 SIGNAGE AUDIT
11.1 Emergency Situations