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 three Mid Cheshire Line Music Trains in May 2019 including a lunchtime special....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE ART EXHIBITION

    31st March 2019

    The Mid Cheshire Line Art Exhibtion has opened on Stockport Railway Station ....

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  • TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS OFFER

    23rd April 2019 - 4th June 2019

    TransPennine Express Club 55 is back until 4th June 2019 ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    12th April 2019

    Commitment to solve 'inexcusable' access woes at Northwich railway station ....

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  • JUNE BUS REPLACEMENTS

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

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    9th April 2019

    Northern complaints rise by 300 per cent with reliability a key concern ....

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The Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich Railway Line

The re-opening of this railway line to passenger traffic and construction of a new station has been a long-standing ambition of Middlewich residents, Middlewich Town Council, the Mid Cheshire Rail Link Campaign and the Mid Cheshire Rail Users' Association.

Middlewich (population 13,600) is the largest town in Cheshire without a railway station. More than 50% of the working population of the town commute out of Middlewich by car and the majority of these work in Greater Manchester.

Back in November 2008 the Middlewich Railway Steering Group engaged The Railway Consultancy to investigate the costs and benefits of reopening the line to passengers along with the building of a new station in Middlewich.

Click here for a copy of the 2009 Consultants' Feasibility Report

Click here for a copy of the 2016 Mid Cheshire Rail Link Business Case Report

Click here to visit the Mid Cheshire Rail Link Campaign facebook page