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

  • JULY 2020 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during July 2020 ....

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  • TRAIN SERVICE

    23rd March 2020

    From week commencing 23 March, Northern Trains, in line with the rest of the industry, is introducing a temporary timetable ....

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  • MY CHESHIRE CHILDREN'S ART COMPETITION

    4th May 2020

    The winners in the CRP's My Cheshire Children's Art Competition have been announced ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    Unfortunately the 2020 Music Train programme has had to be cancelled ...

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  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    28th January 2020

    Altrincham, Knutsford and Greenbank stations are recognised at Cheshire Best Kept Stations ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    25th November 2019

    More than 20 trains cancelled on mid Cheshire Line over the weekend ....

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The Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association

During Covid-19 the Government's advice is to only travel on our rail services if your journey is essential.

CLICK HERE for the government's advice

CLICK HERE for Northern's Coronavirus updates

CLICK HERE to view
the Northern Covid-19 Temporary Timetables.

The Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association (MCRUA) is a rail user group with over 500 members.

MCRUA is active in representing the interests of passengers on the Mid Cheshire Line from Chester to Manchester and those travelling between Crewe and Liverpool.

To further this,

  • MCRUA believes in promoting the Mid Cheshire line as an integral part of the local transport infrastructure
  • is a stakeholder in the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership
  • meets regularly with the local train operating company management
  • MCRUA is also strongly supportive of the proposal to reopen the Crewe-Sandbach-Northwich railway and Middlewich station to passenger trains

MCRUA is also well known for the popular excursion trains, including steam specials, it has run over the years.