Archive for July, 2014

Travelling to London during August ….

Posted on July 30th, 2014, by Vice Chairman

If you plan to travel to London by train between August 9-11, August 16-18 and August 23-25 (all Saturdays to Mondays) there will be significant disruption on the West Coast Mainline affecting those who may be travelling from or to Mid Cheshire Line stations. It means you will have to find alternative routes – which […]

Stockport Station Rail Show ….

Posted on July 27th, 2014, by Vice Chairman

The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership invites you along to the Stockport Station Rail Show on Sunday 10th August 2014 between 10am and 4pm.  The Community Rail Partnership Officer, Sally Buttifant, will be there, so please come along and say hello.  The event, run by Niki Abnett of Virgin Trains Stockport, this year raises monies […]

MCL Train Running Performance Apl 2014 – Mch 2015 ….

Posted on July 13th, 2014, by The Chairman

MCRUA has been working with TOCs since January 2000 helping to monitor and improve train running performance along the Mid Cheshire Line. 1 April marks the beginning of a new (Railway) year, so it’s the time we create a new post. For those interested in the history of how we’ve done over the last few […]

Hartford Station work starts ….

Posted on July 9th, 2014, by The Chairman

Work to start to replace footbridge and improve platforms at Hartford station Here’s information we’ve just received through a Network Rail press release …. Work will begin this weekend to provide passengers with better platforms and a new footbridge at Hartford station. Network Rail will be removing the existing footbridge at the station on Saturday […]

Metrolink works July and August 2014 (as at 1/7/14) ….

Posted on July 7th, 2014, by The Chairman

As at 1 July, the following Metrolink improvement and engineering works are advertised …. Sunday 13 July 2014 No trams from City centre to Crumpsall on the Bury line, or City to Westwood on the Rochdale line. The following tram services will operate: • Altrincham to Piccadilly • Bury to Crumpsall • East Didsbury to […]

First World War Centenary – “Over by Christmas”….

Posted on July 2nd, 2014, by The Chairman

THEATRE IN THE QUARTER, CHESTER PRESENTS – A RAILWAY STATION PROJECT AS PART OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY PROGRAMME “OVER BY CHRISTMAS” (Railway stations throughout Cheshire, 7 – 28 September 2014) Click here for a superb promotional video filmed on The East Lancashire Railway. (We think somebody will be getting their Equity Card soon!) […]