Day Trips on the Mid Cheshire Line

There are many places to visit for the day on the Mid Cheshire Line without changing the train.

You can enjoy a good day out at a very reasonable ticket price, particularly if you start after 09:00 and buy an Off-Peak Day Return ticket or a DUO.

You can look up the fares and times from your own station’s page of this website.

Shopping towns and cities – Chester, Northwich, Knutsford, Altrincham, Stockport and Manchester

Cathedrals – Chester, Manchester

Museums – Chester (Military Museum, Grosvenor Museum, Deva Roman Experience), Northwich (Weaver Hall Museum, Anderton Boat Lift), Lostock Gralam (Lion Salt Works), Knutsford (Heritage Centre), Stockport (Hat Museum, Air Raid Shelters) and Manchester (Museum of Science and Industry, City Art Gallery)

The Great Outdoors – Delamere Forest (Delamere), Northwich Woodlands, Trent and Mersey Canal (Northwich and Lostock Gralam), Tatton Park (Knutsford), Dunham Massey (Altrincham)

Country walks and cycle rides – collect Mid Cheshire Line walks booklets and cycle ride booklets from station ticket offices or tourist information points - or download them from our website

Village Pubs – Mouldsworth (Goshawk), Plumley (Golden Pheasant), Mobberley (The Railway Inn), Ashley (Greyhound), Hale (Cheshire Midland Hotel and Railway Inn)

Music Trains – Chester-Plumley and Altrincham-Chester from April to October 

You can enjoy a good day out at a very reasonable ticket price, particularly if you start after 09:00 and buy an Off-Peak Day Return ticket or a DUO. 

You can look up the fares and times from your own station’s page of this website.

 

Click below for how to the Take the Train on the Mid Cheshire Line 

This information is about the Mid Cheshire Line and its services (which run from Chester to Manchester via Altrincham and Stockport). 
It has been prepared by members of MCRUA (Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association) for the Community Rail Partnership.
There is much more information about Northern’s services on their website www.northernrailway.co.uk   
Timetables for the Line are available at station dispensers, ticket offices and for download from Northern. 
The Mid Cheshire Line leaflet gives details about places to visit along the Line and is available at ticket offices and to download.

Line News & Events

  • KNUTSFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL

    20th June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

    Take the train to the Knutsford Music Festival ....

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  • SALLY BUTTIFANT MBE

    10th June 2019

    Sally Buttifant, our former rail officer has been honoured with an MBE .....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    There are Music Trains planned for June and July including a lunchtime special....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE ART EXHIBITION

    31st March 2019

    The Mid Cheshire Line Art Exhibtion has opened on Stockport Railway Station ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    14th May 2019

    Two Mid Cheshire 'Music Trains' lined up for May ....

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  • JUNE BUS REPLACEMENTS

    There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during June 2019 ....

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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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