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

  • MY CHESHIRE CHILDREN'S ART COMPETITION

    2nd April 2020

    The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership are proud to announce their Childrens Art Competition .....

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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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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    Our first Music Trains have been cancelled because of COVID-19 ...

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  • APRIL 2020 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    14th April 2020 - 16th April 2020

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

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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 and states "You must stay at home apart from essential travel or you may be fined."

CLICK HERE for the government's advice

CLICK HERE for Northern's Coronavirus updates

CLICK HERE to view
the Northern Covid-19 Key Worker 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.