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

  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    28th January 2020

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

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  • NORTHERN WEEKEND OFFER

    20th January 2020 - 22nd March 2020

    Northern have announced a newspaper offer with a one day ticket at £10 and £17.50 for a weekend ticket ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE POSTERS

    1st January 2020

    You can now purchase our Mid Cheshire Line Marvellous Days Out Posters Online ....

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  • LATE FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2020 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    29th February 2020 - 8th March 2020

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line in late February and early March 2020 ....

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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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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    13th November 2019

    Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association launches three-point priority scorecard .....

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LATE FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2020 BUS REPLACEMENTS

29th February 2020 - 8th March 2020

There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line in late February and early March 2020 ....

On Saturday 29th February 2020 ....

After 20:20 buses will run Stockport-Altrincham and trains will run Altrincham-Chester.

Passengers travelling to/from Manchester should use alternative services between Piccadilly and Stockport.

On Sunday 1st March 2020 ....

Replacement buses services will run all the day in both directions between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

Click here for the timetables for Saturday 29th Feb and Sunday 1st March

From Monday 2nd March 2020 to Thursday 5th March 2020 (inclusive) .....

The 22:01 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly is retimed to depart Stockport at 23:22 and will call additionally at Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme arriving at Manchester Piccadilly at 23:35.

The 22:52 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus* throughout.

The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester is replaced by a bus* throughout.

*There are two buses replacing each train. A bus runs at 23.41 from Piccadilly to Chester, setting down only from Knutsford onwards and another bus runs at 23.29 from Knutsford to Chester calling at or near all stations. Similarly a bus runs at 22.52 from Chester to Piccadilly, setting down only from Knutsford onwards whilst another bus runs at 23.37 from Knutsford to Piccadilly calling at or near all stations. The bus times for each station can be found in the Journey Planner on the National Rail website or by ringing National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.

Click here for the timetables for the above

On Sunday 8th March 2020 ....

Replacement buses services will run all the day in both directions between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

Click here for the timetables for the above

For further details of these changes please refer to the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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