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


    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during March 2018 ....

    Read More


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

    Read More


    30th January 2018 - 7th April 2018

    The Mid Cheshire Line Poster Exhibition is now at the Knutsford Heritage Centre, a short walk from Knutsford Station ...

    Read More


    23rd January 2018

    Delamere and Northwich Station scoop awards at Cheshire Best Kept Stations ....

    Read More


    The Music Train season for 2017 has finished but here is a review of our successful season .....

    Read More


    30th April 2018 - 3rd May 2018

    There is engineering work affecting the Mid Cheshire Line during late April / May 2018 ....

    Read More

Useful Links

Find below links to other related organisations.

If you would like your organisation added to this page please contact MCRUA through our Contact Page.

National Organisations Supporting Rail Users

The national environmental transport body

The independent national rail consumer watchdog

The voluntary organisation campaigning for the development of Britain's railways for both passengers and freight

Groups Supporting Individual Rail Lines

A federation of over 50 community rail partnerships and rail promotion groups

The 28 miles of single track railway linking the mainline at Llandudno Junction with Blaenau Ffestiniog offers some of the most picturesque and spectacular scenery anywhere in Britain

The Community Rail Partnership for the Crewe to Mancherster Line via Stockport

The railway line which today links Wrexham, the largest town in North Wales, with Deeside and Merseyside has a long and intricate history.

The Group has a long term aim is to fight for the introduction of a regular service to Stockport to the south and Manchester Victoria to the northwest

The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership was founded in 2003 to promote increased usage of the Mid Cheshire Railway Line and to develop and improve facilities along the route

The Facebook page for the Campaign to re-open the Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich railway line to passengers with the re-opening of Middlewich Station and the creation of a new station at Gadbrook Park, Northwich.

The User Group serving the Chester Manchester via Warrington Bank Quay Ellesmere Port Helsby Warrington Bank Quay Liverpool Lime St and Chester Runcorn Main Line via Frodsham and the Halton Curve Lines

The User Group serving the Shrewsbury Chester Line

This website promotes Styal railway station located in the village of Styal in NE Cheshire

The User Group serving the Wrexham to Birkenhead Line via Bidston

Other sites

The offical trade body for commercial train operators

The Centre that celebrates all aspects of the Railway Town of Crewe

Each year our local stations compete for these coveted awards

Local rail and attraction information for Cheshire and its hinterland

A guide to the entire heritage railway scene in the UK and Ireland including details of special events trains and operating days for most steam railways

The 8E Railway Assocation has been supporting local Railway Preservation since 1981.  It takes its name from the former British Railways steam shed code for Northwich (8E) and the group meets at the Gladstone Club, Northwich on a monthly basis - mainly for film and slide presentations. They are also the Friends Group for Northwich Railway Station.