Trains, stations and shops and pickpockets will be increasingly busy as Christmas approaches. You may not be a regular reader of the British Transport Police web site, so here is a link to some useful tips that they have to show you some common methods of losing your valuables. A few seconds watching these videos [...]
Archive for October, 2011
The Friends of Heaton Chapel Station are applying for a NatWest community grant to assist them in their work …. They’d very much appreciate your vote to help them towards the grant …. It would also set a good precedent for other station groups.
Twice a year Northern hold conferences at York for their engineers from their stations and depots around Northern England from Liverpool to Carlisle, and Newcastle to Sheffield. Around 100 attend each conference, each one being run twice to allow for shift patterns as well as making sure there are still engineers in place to keep [...]
Many of you will be aware of the proposals for a 9-storey modern car park to sit alongside Chester’s historic station building. Our committee member, Michael Ross has objected to the planning application. With his permission, we have reproduced his objection below …. *************************** Objection to planning application 11/03999/FUL Proposed 9 storey car park on the [...]
Going back to our blog of 23 May 2010, we were pleased to report the replacement of the windows in the waiting shelter at Mouldsworth. The station has suffered more than its fair share of vandalism since then, but not all the culprits were human! Some birds like linseed oil putty and have been pecking [...]