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

  • MCRUA AGM

    27th June 2017

    The 2017 AGM of Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association will take place at Plumley Village Hall ..

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  • RMT STRIKE ACTION

    8th July 2017 - 10th July 2017

    The RMT have announced three days of industrial action starting Saturday 8th July 2017 which will affect services on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    Announcing our tenth year of Music Trains on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • KNUTSFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL

    23rd June 2017 - 25th June 2017

    A festival with 40 acts, performing in 20 venues across the weekend from folk and acoustic to rock, blues and classical ....

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  • JULY 2017 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work affecting the Mid Cheshire Line during July 2017 ....

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  • AUGUST 2017 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during August 2017 ....

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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.