Archive for May, 2014

Live Train Running now on Northern TVMs ….

Posted on May 26th, 2014, by The Chairman

The Mid Cheshire Line is one of the busiest lines in the country to have hardly any Customer Information Systems (CIS) at stations. Apart from stations shared with other lines, only Altrincham has CIS displays. Now Northern has introduced train running information on their Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) screens, so for the Mid Cheshire Line […]

New timetable – some trains run earlier! ….

Posted on May 15th, 2014, by The Chairman

Andrew Macfarlane writes …. The new timetable is valid from Sunday 18 May to Sunday 5 October 2014. Most daytime trains from Chester towards Manchester are retimed to run 5 minutes earlier on Monday to Saturday (apart from in the morning peak and in the evening) and so they generally leave Chester at 59 minutes […]

Metrolink Update – mid May 2014 ….

Posted on May 15th, 2014, by The Chairman

Following the closures of the tram lines around Altrincham last weekend, work has enabled the Line of Sight working to be extended outbound from Old Trafford Station near the cricket ground as far as just south of Brooklands Station. Inbound to the City, the last railway type signal is now just north of Deansgate Lane […]