Archive for March, 2013

Rail plan gathers pace ….

Posted on March 28th, 2013, by Vice Chairman

The Knutsford Guardian is reporting that the Plans for the Middlewich Rail Link could see more trains passing through Knutsford following Fiona Bruce MP handing over a Petition signed by over 2,000 residents. Graham Evans MP for Weaver Vale attended the presentation of the Petition when Fiona Bruce said: I rise to present a petition from […]

Northwich Station celebrates ….

Posted on March 28th, 2013, by Vice Chairman

On Wednesday 27th March, over 50 guests joined the High Sheriff of Cheshire, the Mayor of Northwich and local MP Graham Evans in celebrating 150 Years of Rail Travel at Northwich Railway Station. This was to mark the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Company extending their railway from Knutsford to Northwich in 1863 – 150 years […]

Images of Altrincham Interchange

Posted on March 24th, 2013, by Vice Chairman

We are indebted to our member Mike Battman for providing the below images of Altrincham Railway Station taken earlier in March. It will be interesting to see how work progresses especially areas that will be substantially changed. We also welcome you news and views on this important Mid Cheshire Line Project. It is all change at […]

Best Place to Live ….

Posted on March 17th, 2013, by Vice Chairman

Living on the Mid Cheshire Line is one of the Best Places to Live and that is official! The Sunday Times, today Sunday 17th March 2013, published its Best Places to Live in Britain and cited Chester, Northwich and Hale to be best places to live in Cheshire. Talking about the North  West, it said […]

Parking at Hartford ….

Posted on March 16th, 2013, by Vice Chairman

On street parking at Hartford Railway Station will no longer be fine.  Indeed it may give you a fine! Trial parking restrictions will be imposed in Hartford Railway Station after complaints about commuters parking to use the train station. Temporary cones covering an extra 300 metres of Chester Road and Fullerton Road will be in […]

Mid Cheshire line study starts ….

Posted on March 4th, 2013, by The Chairman

Great news in this press release published today! …. **************************************************** 4 March 2013 Mid-Cheshire line study starts A study looking at a busy Cheshire commuter train line has started, leading to what could be improvements for passengers. The Mid-Cheshire line runs from Manchester to Stockport and Chester. En-route it serves many picturesque villages, the Delamere […]