• 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

During Covid-19 the Government's advice is to only travel on our rail services if your journey is essential.

CLICK HERE for the government's advice

CLICK HERE for Northern's Coronavirus updates

CLICK HERE to view
the Northern Covid-19 Temporary Timetables.

CLICK HERE to view
the Spring 2020 Edition of Along Cheshire Lines

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

  • TRAIN SERVICE

    23rd March 2020

    From week commencing 23 March, Northern Trains, in line with the rest of the industry, is introducing a temporary timetable ....

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  • MY CHESHIRE CHILDREN'S ART COMPETITION

    4th May 2020

    The winners in the CRP's My Cheshire Children's Art Competition have been announced ....

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  • MID CHESHIRE LINE MUSIC TRAINS

    Unfortunately the 2020 Music Train programme has had to be cancelled ...

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  • CHESHIRE BEST KEPT STATIONS

    28th January 2020

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

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    3rd October 2019

    New peace and reflection garden officially opened at Greenbank Station ....

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  • WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

    20th August 2019

    'Unsung heroes' praised as green project breathe life back into railway station ....

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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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