• Class 156 passenger service on the Mid Cheshire Line

  • All aboard the Mid Cheshire Line Music Train

  • Class 150 local passenger train at Delamere Railway Station

  • Class 150 local passenger train departs Northwich for Chester

  • Gardens at Knutsford Railway Station

  • Class 150 local passenger train at Mobberley Railway Station

  • The Cheshire Gardens Express heading through Delamere Forest

  • Freight Traffic on the Mid Cheshire Line

The Mid Cheshire Line

The Mid Cheshire Railway Line passes through the beautiful, scenic mid Cheshire countryside linking Chester and Manchester. It is a vital route for commuting to work and accessing local services but also has many opportunities for leisure journeys for shopping, outdoor pursuits and cultural activities.

The Line offers a low carbon way to explore Cheshire towns and villages such as Knutsford, Northwich, Hale and Altrincham, access scenic walks from every station, enjoy good food and real ale and explore all that the cities of Manchester and Chester have to offer.

The Mid Cheshire Railway Line is operated by Northern and provides rail links to the national rail network at Manchester, Chester and Stockport and with the Metrolink Tram network at Altrincham.

Explore this website to find out more about each station and the local attractions, events on the line and the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership.

Line News & Events

  • RMT STRIKE ACTION

    28th April 2017

    RMT have announced another day of industrial action on Friday 28 April 2017 which will affect services on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    Announcing our tenth year of Music Trains on the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • TRANSPENNINE CLUB 55 OFFER

    18th April 2017 - 16th May 2017

    The Transpennine Club 55 offer is back until 16th May 2017 ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE CRP REPORT 2016

    20th April 2017

    The Mid Cheshire CRP has published its Annual Report for 2016 ....

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  • MAY 2017 BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during May 2017 ....

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  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    10th January 2017

    Chester and Delamere are two of Cheshire’s Best Kept Stations ....

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This site has been re-designed using funding from the Designated Community Rail Development Fund - thank you to DfT, Network Rail and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships for their support.

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