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 [...]
Archive for the ‘Crewe – Liverpool Line’ Category
We had some great wins at the recent 2012 Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards. Congratulations on our patch go to all involved with Chester, Delamere, Hartford, Northwich and Plumley, as well as to Sally our CRO wearing her other hat for Ellesmere Port and Little Sutton. Nearby Chelford got a special award, too. Here’s coverage on the Marketing [...]
Sally writes …. With short days and dark, miserable evenings it seems timely to remind people that the Mid Cheshire line is regularly patrolled by British Transport Police who rely as well on passengers letting them know if there are any issues on trains or at stations. If you witness any anti-social behaviour, any vandalism [...]
The carriage of bikes on trains has become more difficult since the end of the old DMUs and with the introduction of modern multiple units, these also often replacing loco-hauled trains which had luggage compartments, such as the Voyagers replacing Mk II coaching stock. On the Mid Cheshire line we’re seeing increasing numbers of passengers [...]
Although this is a very unusual event, especially in the Mid Cheshire area, British Transport Police are appealing for help with a robbery at Hartford Railway Station on the Crewe to Liverpool line ….
Our Committee Member, Harry Boardman writes …. The Department for Transport(DfT) are at it again. Their press release “Passenger benefits secured through ticket office decision” is about the London Midland proposal for the reduction in ticket office hours. For Acton Bridge, Hartford and Winsford it is not good news and it is difficult to see [...]
Train usage figures for April 2010 to March 2011 have just been released by the Office of Rail Regulation. Here are the figures for our lines, Crewe-Liverpool line first …. Crewe-Liverpool sees increases of 18-26%. Very healthy. Just imagine what it might be if the car parks still had spaces after 7am! Most Mid Cheshire [...]
All of us find the WCML affects our lives in some way. Whether it’s: – on our trains between Stockport and Manchester battling for scarce paths to/from Piccadilly, or on one of our Stockport terminators having to wait outside Stockport for 9 minutes due to lack of platforms – on our local services from Acton Bridge, [...]
Winsford has a bit of a haphazard service to Liverpool, better than some years ago, but still not hourly. Daytime direct departures are 0610, 0641, 0705, 0743, 0805, 0906, 1106, 1306, 1406, 1506, 1706. Some big gaps. Coming back from Liverpool departures are 1134, 1334, 1434, 1534, 1704, 1804, 1834, 1934, 2034, 2134, 2234 & [...]
There was an attempt to steal cable from near Acton Bridge station early this morning, 15 November. British Transport Police are appealing for information. Click here for details.