• 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

  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    The Mid Cheshire Line Music Trains for 2018 have been announced .....

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  • STOCKPORT COMMUNITY RAIL FESTIVAL

    5th May 2018

    Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the opening of Stockport Edgeley Station ....

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  • MARVELLOUS DAYS OUT MUGS

    30th March 2018

    The CRP Marvellous Days Out mugs are now on sale at Knutsford Heritage Centre on King Street ....

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  • AMAZING WOMEN BY RAIL

    27th March 2018

    The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership has launched an imaginative booklet ‘Discover Amazing Women by Rail’ .....

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  • MAY 2018 TIMETABLE

    21st March 2018

    John Oates, as Chair of the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership, attended a meeting at Northern’s offices last week in relation to the May 2018 Timetable change ....

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  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    23rd January 2018

    Delamere and Northwich Station scoop awards at Cheshire 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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