Merchandise and Publicity


The Friends of the Barton Line have produced the following range of memorabilia and paper publications most of which are still available to order.  For all orders from within the UK please send payment (where required) made out to "Friends of the Barton Line" plus two second-class postage stamps to FBL, 47 Eastfield Road, Barton upon Humber, DN18 6AW.  For orders from outside the UK please enquire.  We welcome discounted bulk orders for resale where available.

FBL Memorabilia

Green leather bookmark commemorating the sesquicentenary of the line. Depicts the principal landmarks at Barton, Barrow Haven and New Holland.  (Only some slight misprints left.)


Reproduction postcard of Barton station c1905 (Post the Past series No.25).

Sold out

Six-colour enamel-on-brass badge depicting a Class 153 unit framed top and bottom with the words Friends of the Barton Line and Railway to the Ings.


Key fob bearing the name Barton on Humber in British Railways totem format.


Key fob bearing the name Cleethorpes in British Railways totem format.


Fridge magnet bearing the name Barton on Humber in British Railways totem format.


Car sticker bearing the name Barton on Humber in British Railways totem format.

















FBL Publications

Guide to the line (FBL 1999 pamphlet).                                                                                                       Free

Rail Ale - the real ale inns along the line (FBL 2008 pamphlet).                                                                  Free

Two illustrated rambles produced by the late Don Walker with assistance from Tony Parker:
        Goxhill station to Barton station.                                                                                                           £0.50
        Barton Haven to Barrow Haven.                                                                                                           £0.50

A 13-page document entitled Bolstering the Barton Line (FBL 2005) which was created as a call to action which led to the formation of the Barton Cleethorpes Community Rail Partnership. The document summarises the background and current situation of the line, and many of its proposals for improvement are still applicable today.


A 56-line poem by David Paine about the Barton line in general.                                                                 £0.50

A Christmas card by Stephen Gay depicting one of the Thornton Abbey LNER running-in boards in the snow with the abbey gatehouse in the background.  Inside is a poem by Stephen and the greeting With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.                                                                                       £1.00

Other Relevant Publications

Network Rail's local pre-2015/6 resignalling map - A3 colour photocopy                                                      £1.00

The Railway Comes to Barton-on-Humber; 1844-1914 (WEA series, 2016) by Anthony Berridge
in A4 soft-back containing 100 pages and 62 black & white illustrations                                                       £9.00


Third-party Pamphlets

The following free pamphlets of relevance to the Barton line and its attractions are also available by post from us:

Northern Rail timetable 28 (Hull - Bridlington - Scarborough).

Northern Rail timetable 30 (Hull - Doncaster - Sheffield).

Northern Rail timetable 31 (Barton - Habrough - Grimsby - Cleethorpes).

Northern Rail timetable 32 (Sheffield - Gainsborough - Lincoln/Cleethorpes).

Northern Rail timetable 34 (Hull/Sheffield - York).

First TransPennine Express timetable 7 (Hull - Leeds - Manchester).

First TransPennine Express timetable 14 (Manchester - Sheffield - Doncaster - Scunthorpe - Cleethorpes).

East Midlands Trains timetable 8 (Leicester - Nottingham - Cleethorpes).

Hull Trains (Hull - Doncaster - London King's Cross).

East Coast timetable (Hull/Scotland/Leeds - Doncaster - London King's Cross).

Humber FastCat bus timetable 350 (Hull - Barton - Scunthorpe).

The Barton Line Scenic Rail Guide (Northern Rail 2007 version).

The Humber Bridge Visitors Guide.

Discover Barton-Upon-Humber and the Wolds (NLC).

Discover Thornton Abbey (NLC & EH).

Far Ings National Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre.

Visiting Barton upon Humber & The South Humber Collection.

Waters' Edge Country Park & Visitor Centre.

Wilderspin National School Visitor Centre & Museum.

Civic Society Discover Barton series:
        Georgian Walk,
        Victorian Walk,
        Waterside Walk,
        Parish Pathways - Humber Bank and area,
        Parish Pathways - Inland.

Heritage & Church Trails series:
        Barton upon Humber,
        North East Lincolnshire.
        Thornton Abbey Circular Walk Map (3.5 miles).

Shrink Map of Barton (includes a wealth of information about many local organisations).

The Barton Directory.

Baysgarth House Museum.

Welcome to the Cleethorpes Heritage Trail.

Welcome to the Great Grimsby Heritage Trail.

Cleethorpes Circular Trail (45-minute self-guided walk).

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre.

Northern Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage.

Other pamphlets may also be available; please enquire.