In a tight first half chances were at a premium for both sides.
The visitors came close on 15 mins when Eric Grimes finger-tipped a long range effort over the bar.
On 30 mins Rail took the lead when Cartman headed in from close range.
Padiham started the 2nd half well but didn’t really test the home keeper. Rail doubled their lead with 15 mins to go with a well taken goal from Paul Beesley.
Two penalties in last 10 mins converted by Colin Hunter and Paul Beesley gave Rail a convincing win.