Archive for October, 2011

Give them an inch ….

Posted on October 31st, 2011, by David.Miller

Trains, stations and shops and pickpockets will be increasingly busy as Christmas approaches. You may not be a regular reader of the British Transport Police web site, so here is a link to some useful tips that they have to show you some common methods of losing your valuables. A few seconds watching these videos […]

Supporting our friends at Heaton Chapel Station ….

Posted on October 17th, 2011, by The Chairman

The Friends of Heaton Chapel Station are applying for a NatWest community grant to assist them in their work …. They’d very much appreciate your vote to help them towards the grant …. It would also set a good precedent for other station groups.

Northern’s Engineering Conferences ….

Posted on October 16th, 2011, by The Chairman

Twice a year Northern hold conferences at York for their engineers from their stations and depots around Northern England from Liverpool to Carlisle, and Newcastle to Sheffield. Around 100 attend each conference, each one being run twice to allow for shift patterns as well as making sure there are still engineers in place to keep […]

Chester Station – Objection to Proposed 9-Storey Car Park ….

Posted on October 10th, 2011, by The Chairman

Many of you will be aware of the proposals for a 9-storey modern car park to sit alongside Chester’s historic station building. Our committee member, Michael Ross has objected to the planning application.¬† With his permission, we have reproduced his objection¬†below …. *************************** Objection to planning application 11/03999/FUL Proposed 9 storey car park on the […]

Attention to detail at Mouldsworth ….

Posted on October 7th, 2011, by David.Miller

Going back to our blog of 23 May 2010, we were pleased to report the replacement of the windows in the waiting shelter at Mouldsworth. The station has suffered more than its fair share of vandalism since then, but not all the culprits were human! Some birds like linseed oil putty and have been pecking […]