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

  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    There are Music Trains planned for August and September ....

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  • SEPTEMBER 2019 BUS REPLACEMENTS

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

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  • SALLY BUTTIFANT MBE

    10th June 2019

    Sally Buttifant, our former rail officer has been honoured with an MBE .....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    10th June 2019

    Engineering work on Mid Cheshire Line at end of June ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    13th May 2019

    Rail passengers gearing up for new train timetables rollout this Sunday ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    14th May 2019

    Two Mid Cheshire 'Music Trains' lined up for May ....

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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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