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

  • 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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  • 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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  • OCTOBER 2018 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during October 2018 ....

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  • GO BY TRAIN, GO APE IN DELAMERE!

    22nd June 2018 - 30th November 2018

    For people going to Go Ape at Delamere by train there are discounts available ....

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  • NEW ROVER FROM TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS

    24th May 2018

    TransPennine Express has set up a new rover ticket, the North of England City Experience (4 in 8-day) Rover ....

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  • MAY 2018 TIMETABLE

    1st May 2018

    The new timetable starting Sunday May 20th 2018 for the Mid Cheshire Line has been published ....

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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.