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

  • 2019 MID CHESHIRE LINE CALENDAR

    27th October 2018

    Our superb 2019 Mid Cheshire Line Calendar featuring the iconic posters designed by Nicky Thompson is now available .....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    11th December 2018

    Mid Cheshire Line passengers flushed with delight at scrapped toilet charge .....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    3rd December 2018

    Call for action on 'virtually useless' Saturday rail service ....

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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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  • JANUARY 2019 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    7th January 2019 - 10th January 2019

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during January 2019 ....

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  • COMPENSATION WILL BE EXTENDED

    25th September 2018

    Northern will be introducing an additional compensation scheme for those who do not have a season ticket ....

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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.