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

  • NORTHERN HALF TERM OFFER

    17th February 2019 - 3rd March 2019

    Northern have announced a half term offer where kids travel free by train when travelling with an adult on Northern routes .....

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  • BEST KEPT STATIONS

    5th February 2019

    Knutsford railway station has won an award at Cheshire Best Kept Stations ....

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  • BEST KEPT STATIONS

    5th February 2019

    Northwich and Greenbank railway stations have won an award at Cheshire Best Kept Stations ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    31st January 2019

    Cheshire rail companies must 'get their house in order', says passenger group ....

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  • FEBRUARY 2019 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    18th February 2019 - 21st February 2019

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

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  • MARCH 2019 BUS REPLACEMENTS

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

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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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