Archive for April, 2011

Music Trains – Tonight’s train & 2011 Programme

Posted on April 13th, 2011, by The Chairman

On tonight’s Music Train, being tied in with Chester Folk Festival, we have 3 bands! We’ll also be distributing our Music Trains Programme 2011 leaflet. You can download it now if you want. Our mailing list specifically for Music Trains now has well over 100 names on it – musictrains@midcheshire.org.uk Perhaps we’ll see you this […]

DfT allocates Northern an extra carriage! ….

Posted on April 5th, 2011, by The Chairman

Remember a few years ago when Northern were told to expect an extra 220 carriages. In the event they got 8. TransPennine Express were told to expect 26. They got none. There are spare third rail carriages available, replaced by modern trains in the London area, but we don’t have the third rail lines to […]

Rail Walks in the Knutsford Area ….

Posted on April 4th, 2011, by The Chairman

Sally writes: “Just in time for longer days & opportunities to get out in to the beautiful Cheshire countryside, MCRUA, the CRP and Knutsford Local Area Partnership have produced a booklet of local rail walks. Starting and finishing at railway stations there are walks at Plumley, Knutsford, Mobberley, Ashley and Chelford and all walks have […]