Archive for September, 2010

Chester Station’s new café opens ….

Posted on September 26th, 2010, by The Chairman

And it’s more than just a café …. Yesterday saw the new retail outlet on the island platforms (platforms 4, 5, 6 & 7) open around 11am. And even by 1pm it was well patronised. Here’s an ATW Despatcher perusing the Red Tops in between trains …. The excitement of making the “Mid-Cheshire Blog” was […]

Northern’s Stakeholder Day Out ….

Posted on September 19th, 2010, by The Chairman

Every year Northern hold an event to thank those who help them improve their services, the patronage on them and work with them in other ways. This year, rather than one event with hundreds of people from all over northern England, a number of separate events are being run in each locality. One of Northern […]

Station adoption scheme is effective ….

Posted on September 15th, 2010, by The Chairman

Northern have a Station Adoption Scheme whereby every station has an adopter who keeps an eye on the station and reports any faults to the maintenance contractor, ISS. At Cuddington, the gate to the footpath fell off its rotten post and was left leaning on the fence where it could have fallen on someone. It […]

Plans to revitalise Altrincham Interchange ….

Posted on September 14th, 2010, by The Chairman

Here’s a press release about the consultation on the redevelopment of Altrincham Interchange. Whilst we’re delighted about many aspects of the proposals, there are some aspects that concern us. Comments welcome …. Press release dated 3 September 2010. ************************** Everyone will be able to have their say on plans to radically improve Altrincham Interchange when […]