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

  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    14th January 2019

    Northern praised for improved rail compensation performance ....

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  • TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS OFFER

    7th January 2019 - 31st January 2019

    TransPennine Express is starting the New Year by helping customers save more with a January sale ....

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  • RMT STRIKE ACTION

    The RMT have announced further days of industrial action which will affect services on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    11th January 2019

    Call for consultation with rail passengers after Greenbank shelter is replaced ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    4th January 2019

    Extra replacement services as rail strikes continue throughout January ....

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  • WAYFARER PRICE INCREASE

    2nd January 2019

    As 2nd January 2019, the Manchester Wayfarer ticket increases ....

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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.