Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association

Your voice for the Manchester to Chester, Crewe to Liverpool and potentially Northwich to Crewe via Middlewich railway lines

Latest News & Events

  • NEW TIMETABLE

    11th December 2016 - 20th May 2017

    There are minor changes to the Mid Cheshire Line timetable from 11th December 2016 ....

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  • DECEMBER 2016 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work affecting the Mid Cheshire Line during December 2016 ....

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  • CHRISTMAS TRAIN SERVICES

    24th December 2016 - 1st January 2017

    If you are travelling over the Christmas period please check before you travel ....

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  • BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL

    11th June 2016

    The Vice Chairman of MCRUA has been recognised in the Queen's 90th Birthday Honours List ....

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  • LET THE TRAIN CONNECT YOU

    Lighter, longer days are here making it an excellent time to get out and about in the local area ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE CRP REPORT 2015

    11th February 2016

    The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership has published its Annual Report for 2015 ....

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The Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association

The Mid Cheshire Rail Users' Association (MCRUA) is a rail user group with over 500 members.

MCRUA is active in representing the interests of passengers on the Mid Cheshire Line from Chester to Manchester and those travelling between Crewe and Liverpool.

To further this,

  • MCRUA believes in promoting the Mid Cheshire line as an integral part of the local transport infrastructure
  • is a stakeholder in the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership
  • meets regularly with the local train operating company management
  • MCRUA is also strongly supportive of the proposal to reopen the Crewe-Sandbach-Northwich railway and Middlewich station to passenger trains

MCRUA is also well known for the popular excursion trains, including steam specials, it has run over the years.