Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association

Your voice for the Manchester to Chester, Crewe to Liverpool and potentially Northwich to Crewe via Middlewich railway lines

Latest News & Events

  • 2019 MID CHESHIRE LINE CALENDAR

    27th October 2018

    Our superb 2019 Mid Cheshire Line Calendar featuring the iconic posters designed by Nicky Thompson is now available .....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    11th December 2018

    Mid Cheshire Line passengers flushed with delight at scrapped toilet charge .....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    3rd December 2018

    Call for action on 'virtually useless' Saturday rail service ....

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  • RMT STRIKE ACTION

    The RMT have announced further days of industrial action which will affect services on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • JANUARY 2019 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    7th January 2019 - 10th January 2019

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during January 2019 ....

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  • COMPENSATION WILL BE EXTENDED

    25th September 2018

    Northern will be introducing an additional compensation scheme for those who do not have a season ticket ....

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NORTHERN FRANCHISE

9th December 2015

Announced at 7am this morning, Arriva have won the replacement Northern franchise and First the TPE one, both running from 1 April 2016.

Here's the Government announcement.

MCRUA congratulates Arriva on winning the franchise award and First the TPE one.

We are looking forward to discussing with Arriva the detail of the coming improvements to services along the Mid Cheshire Line by December 2017 including the doubling of Sunday services to hourly and the new hourly semi-fast services from Greenbank to Manchester Piccadilly calling only at Northwich, Knutsford, Hale, Altrincham and Stockport.”

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