Rail Trail Signage Guide

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