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

  • TEMPORARY COVID TIMETABLE

    18th January 2021

    Northern have introduced a Temporary Covid Timetable from Monday 18th Janaury 2021 ....

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  • EDUCATIONAL SEASON TICKETS

    1st December 2020

    Educational Season Tickets are now available for participating schools on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • NEW COMMUNITY RAIL OFFICER

    23rd November 2020

    The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership has a new Community Rail Officer ....

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  • GALLERY IN THE GARDENS

    3rd October 2020 - 12th February 2021

    Enjoy the CRP's Cheshire's Wonderful Wildlife platform railway posters at Tatton Park's Gallery in the Garden ....

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  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    24th November 2020

    Three stations have won awards on the Mid Cheshire Line and there was a win for Winsford on the Crewe to Liverpool Line ....

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  • FEBRUARY 2021 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    1st February 2021 - 4th February 2021

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during February 2021 ....

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NORTHERN FRANCHISE

9th December 2015

Announced at 7am this morning, Arriva have won the replacement Northern franchise and First the TPE one, both running from 1 April 2016.

Here's the Government announcement.

MCRUA congratulates Arriva on winning the franchise award and First the TPE one.

We are looking forward to discussing with Arriva the detail of the coming improvements to services along the Mid Cheshire Line by December 2017 including the doubling of Sunday services to hourly and the new hourly semi-fast services from Greenbank to Manchester Piccadilly calling only at Northwich, Knutsford, Hale, Altrincham and Stockport.”

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