• 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

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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

  • FLEXIBLE BUS SURVEY

    14th July 2021

    Cheshire West and Chester Council would like your thoughts to help with the planning of an innovative new bus service ....

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  • NEW TIMETABLE ANNOUNCED

    16th May 2021 - 11th December 2021

    Northern have published their new timetable for the Mid Cheshire Line ....

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  • CRP ACHIEVES GOVERNMENT ACCREDITATION

    9th April 2021

    The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership has achieved government accreditation ....

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  • NORTH OF ENGLAND RECOVERY

    24th March 2021

    3,000 community rail volunteers and local partnerships poised to play a key role in the North of England’s recovery .....

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  • TEMPORARY COVID TIMETABLE

    18th January 2021

    Northern have introduced a Temporary Covid Timetable from Monday 18th January 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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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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